COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy: coverage and safety


Blakeway H., Prasad S., Kalafat E. , Heath P. T. , Ladhani S. N. , Le Doare K., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY, vol.226, no.2, 2022 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 226 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.08.007
  • Title of Journal : AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
  • Keywords: coverage, COVID-19, immunization, mRNA, pregnancy, safety vaccine uptake, SARS-CoV-2, vaccination, viral vector

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Concerns have been raised regarding a potential surge of COVID-19 in pregnancy, secondary to the rising numbers of COVID-19 in the community, easing of societal restrictions, and vaccine hesitancy. Although COVID-19 vaccination is now offered to all pregnant women in the United Kingdom; limited data exist on its uptake and safety.