While research relating to COVID-19 vaccine security in pregnant girls are ongoing, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House’s chief medical advisor, mentioned that there doesn’t seem like any issues for now.
“Those research are going to be carried out quickly, and a few are ongoing proper now, however for pregnant girls who’ve already taken it, after the emergency use authorization, there doesn’t appear to be any drawback,” Fauci mentioned, in a brief Q&A posted to the White House’s Twitter account.
The clip, which is a part of a “Dr. Fauci vs. The Clock” sequence, has already racked up over 27,000 views after it was posted Monday morning.
His response echoes the most recent from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which states that consultants imagine that based mostly on how the vaccines work within the physique, they’re unlikely to pose a selected danger for people who find themselves pregnant. However, the company notes, there may be at present restricted knowledge out there. Animal research involving all three at present authorised vaccines discovered no security issues earlier than or throughout being pregnant.
Currently, the CDC encourages those that are pregnant and who’ve acquired the COVID-29 vaccine to enroll in v-safe to assist observe data relating to this inhabitants. There are almost 4,000 individuals who have enrolled within the v-safe COVID-19 Vaccine Pregnancy Registry as of final week. More than 69,000a already registered in v-safe indicated they had been pregnant on the time of vaccination, however the company has not but confirmed or verified these members.
The company additionally launched a hotline, MotherToBaby to assist reply questions pregnant folks might have concerning the vaccine.