Abstract

This document constitutes the second advisory letter issued by the Health Council of the Netherlands and the National Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection/Centre for Infectious Disease Control related to target groups and prioritization of the pandemic influenza A/H1N1 2009 vaccination (17 September 2009). The Health Council of the Netherlands and the National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) jointly answered additional questions of the minister of health regarding vaccination against influenza A/H1N1 2009. The additional advice is to make the vaccine also available to healthy pregnant women from the fourth month of pregnancy. For all groups, it is recommend that the use of two vaccine doses be continued. Source: http://www.gezondheidsraad.nl/sites/default/files/200912E_0.pdf

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