TITLE

Mysteries of immunization

AUTHOR(S)
Althaus, Frances
PUB. DATE
December 1998
SOURCE
International Family Planning Perspectives;Dec98, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p155
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the findings of a study about the effectiveness of tetanus immunization among pregnant women in India. Lower mortality rate during the child's first month and reduced early childhood mortality; Differences in the mortality rate among children of unvaccinated and vaccinated women in different Indian cities; Speculated psychological effect of tetanus immunization.
ACCESSION #
1309438

 

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