In 2009, pregnant women were considered at high risk for the H1N1 virus. Contracting the H1N1 virus during pregnancy included risks of death, increased risk of illness, and poor pregnancy outcomes. Because of this, pregnant women were encouraged to receive the H1N1 vaccination. However, it was unclear as to whether or not there would be any potential side effects of the vaccination to the fetus.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced today that Sanofi Aventis is voluntarily recalling 800,000 doses of pediatric swine flu vaccine in prefilled syringes because routine tests disclosed that its potency has diminished.