Covid-19 Vaccination: Corona epidemic is once again increasing rapidly in the country. For the past few days, the graph of corona infected patients is seen increasing in many states. Meanwhile, good news has come to the fore regarding the Kovid-19 vaccine for pregnant women. Let us tell you about the results of this study.
Know what was revealed in the study
Researchers have said that the COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy protects the unborn baby from infection. The results of a new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine. It also states that the risk of hospitalization during the delta wave (July 1 – December 18, 2021) of COVID-19 was 80% and during the Omicron wave (December 19 – December 8, 2022) it was 40%. was reduced to .
..who didn’t get vaccinated
This study suggests that COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy protects and strengthens both women and their babies against infection. The study also included data from 537 babies who were hospitalized with COVID-19. was admitted. Of them, 21% were admitted to the ICU and 12% required ventilation. Two infants died due to COVID-19 and two required ventilators. The mothers of these children were not vaccinated.
What is important for pregnant women
Researchers said it is important that COVID-19 vaccines protect women from severe disease during pregnancy and reduce complications of COVID-19. At the same time, the CDC has also said that women who are pregnant, lactating, trying to become pregnant, or may become pregnant in the future, should get vaccinated and stay updated with their COVID-19 vaccines.