COVID-19 vaccines safe during pregnancy—EU watchdog

Studies of pregnant women found the two most widely used Covid vaccines pose no risk to mothers or babies, the EU's drug regulator said on Tuesday.

1/19/2022 9:10:00 AM

Studies of pregnant women found the two most widely used Covid vaccines pose no risk to mothers or babies, the EU’s drug regulator said on Tuesday.

Studies of pregnant women found the two most widely used Covid vaccines pose no risk to mothers or babies, the EU's drug regulator said on Tuesday.

INQUIRER.net stock photoTHE HAGUE — Studies of pregnant women found the two most widely used Covid vaccines pose no risk to mothers or babies, the EU’s drug regulator said on Tuesday.Research involving some 65,000 women showed “growing evidence” that the Pfizer and Moderna jabs did not cause pregnancy complications, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said.

ADVERTISEMENTThe shots also provided increased protection against hospitalization and death, particularly in late pregnancy, said the watchdog.“The review did not find any sign of an increased risk of pregnancy complications, miscarriages, preterm births or adverse effects in the unborn babies following mRNA Covid-19 vaccination,” the EMA said in a statement.

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/ 01:16 PM January 19, 2022 INQUIRER.net stock photo THE HAGUE — Studies of pregnant women found the two most widely used Covid vaccines pose no risk to mothers or babies, the EU’s drug regulator said on Tuesday. Research involving some 65,000 women showed “growing evidence” that the Pfizer and Moderna jabs did not cause pregnancy complications, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said. ADVERTISEMENT The shots also provided increased protection against hospitalization and death, particularly in late pregnancy, said the watchdog. “The review did not find any sign of an increased risk of pregnancy complications, miscarriages, preterm births or adverse effects in the unborn babies following mRNA Covid-19 vaccination,” the EMA said in a statement. FEATURED STORIES