Epidemiologia, Volume 1, Issue 1 (December 2020) – 6 articles
Cover Story (view full-size image): Stillbirth risk during an influenza pandemic is an important indicator of the direct effect of the influenza virus on the fetus and has implications on public health policy including vaccination of pregnant women. While our analysis of birth records from 1915 to 1925 for Maricopa County, Arizona, did not indicate a statistically significant impact of the 1918 influenza pandemic on stillbirth risk, we document substantial peaks in the stillbirth rate 9–10 months following the main pandemic waves. We also found a greater stillbirth risk associated with older maternal age. View this paper
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