Pregnancy immune system link to flu

September 22, 2014 8:39 PM

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Pregnancy immune system link to flu

Pregnant women are worse hit by flu than other members of the population because their immune systems are hyperactive rather than weakened, a study has shown.

The discovery is unexpected since immune responses are thought to be suppressed by pregnancy to prevent a woman's body rejecting her unborn baby.

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