pregnant woman vaccination: Pregnant women can also get vaccinated, Health ministry also approved vaccination against corona for pregnant women
Pregnant women can also get vaccinated, Health Ministry approved
- Now pregnant women can also take corona vaccine, Ministry of Health’s green signal
- According to the study, pregnant women are more at risk of Kovid infection
- Option to register on Covin or go directly to the vaccination center
At present, people 18 to 44 and above are being vaccinated against corona in the country. At present, about 34 crore people have been given single or double doses. In the midst of all this, there is good news for pregnant women. The Ministry of Health has approved the vaccination. Pregnant women can now get vaccinated on Covin by visiting a registration or vaccination center.
Pregnant women can also take corona vaccine
Pregnant women in the country are now also eligible to be vaccinated against Kovid-19 after the Union Health Ministry approved it based on the recommendations of the National Immunization Technical Advisory Group (NTAGI). The ministry said that after this decision Pregnant women can make a well-informed decision about getting the COVID vaccine. This decision has been communicated to all the States and Union Territories for implementation under the current National COVID Immunization Program.
Pregnant women were out of the scope of vaccination
Based on scientific and epidemiological evidence, the program emphasizes on strengthening the health system of the country by protecting health professionals, health and frontline workers and the most vulnerable sections of the society, the ministry said. All other groups were eligible for COVID vaccination. But now this campaign has been expanded to include pregnant women in this world’s largest vaccination campaign.
Pregnant women are more prone to corona infection
Studies have revealed that COVID infection during pregnancy can rapidly worsen the health of pregnant women and increase the risk of many other diseases and can also affect the fetus. NTAGI recommends vaccination of pregnant women. is. The National Immunization Expert Group on Kovid-19 also unanimously recommended it. Apart from this, the Ministry also organized a national level dialogue program to establish consensus on the subject of vaccination of pregnant women. The NTAGI’s recommendation to vaccinate pregnant women was unanimously welcomed in this interaction.
(with agency input)
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