Can flu shot help prevent autism?

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Can flu shot help prevent autism?

Are you getting a flu vaccine this year? "Pregnant? Getting a flu shot could prevent autism for baby-to-be!" A new study out of Denmark indicates a possible correlation between pregnant women contracting the flu and their child being at an increased risk of autism.

If you are pregnant, will this influence your decision to get the flu shot?