oa South African Medical Journal - The effect of Asian influenza on pregnancy

Volume 32, Issue 48
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The effects on pregnancy of Asian influenza, as it occurred in Cape Town in August and September 1957, were studied, with particular reference to abortions, congenital abnormalities, prematurity, stillbirths, neonatal deaths and accidental haemorrhage. The effects were negligible.

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