Coronapod: COVID and pregnancy – what do we know?


Benjamin Thompson and Nidhi Subbaraman discuss the latest COVID-19 news.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there have been many open questions about how COVID-19 could impact pregnant people and their babies – confounded by a lack of data.

But now, studies are finally starting to provide some answers. While it does seem that pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of hospitalisation, babies appear to be spared from severe illness in most cases.

In this week’s Coronapod we talk about these findings, and the questions that remain – including whether vaccines are safe to give to pregnant people.

News: Pregnancy and COVID: what the data say

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