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What does GACVS stand for?

GACVS stands for Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (WHO)

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Nonetheless, in December 2003 the World Health Organization's Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety changed its policy to recommend influenza vaccine in all pregnant women, stating that "the risk-benefit [ratio] of influenza vaccination during pregnancy, at all stages of pregnancy, should be reconsidered, given the high risk to the mother--and thus to the fetus--of the disease itself and (as far as is known) the small potential risk to mother and fetus of the inactivated influenza vaccine" (www.