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Covid-19: Pregnant women should be offered Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, says UK advisory committee

BMJ 2021; 373 doi: (Published 19 April 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;373:n1013

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  1. Elisabeth Mahase
  1. The BMJ

Pregnant women should be offered the Pfizer BioNTech or Moderna covid-19 vaccine at the same time as the rest of the population, with priority based on age and clinical risk group, the government’s vaccine advisory committee has said.

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation said no specific safety concerns related to pregnancy have been identified, but that real world evidence from the US has shown around 90 000 pregnant women have been vaccinated—mainly with the Pfizer and …

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