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COVID vaccines safely protect pregnant people: the data are in

Nature, Jan. 12, 2022

January 12, 2022

COVID vaccines safely protect pregnant people: the data are in

Data have continued to pile up — showing that the vaccine is not only safe during pregnancy, but also effective. … A bonus is that the vaccines might even protect the baby. … “I can’t think of a better way to protect these babies once they’re out in the world and potentially introduced to the COVID virus,” says Jennifer Jolley, [an associate professor and] a maternal–fetal medicine specialist at UCI Medical Center.