EU regulator says mRNA COVID-19 vaccines don’t complicate pregnancies

Jan 18 (Reuters) – A review by the European Union’s medicines regulator has concluded that messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines against COVID-19 do not cause pregnancy complications for expectant mothers and their babies, after evaluating data from studies involving around 65,000 pregnancies at different stages.

The European Medicines Agency said Tuesday that a review by its COVID-19 task force also found that COVID-19 vaccines are as effective in reducing the risk of hospitalization and death in pregnant people as in women. not pregnant. (Reporting by Pushkala Aripaka in Bengaluru; edition by Ramakrishnan M., translated by Tomás Cobos)

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