CDC 'strongly' urges pregnant people to get COVID-19 vaccine
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday issued an urgent health advisory, "strongly" recommending that people who are pregnant or lactating get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The agency is stepping up its efforts to convince these vulnerable groups of the benefits of vaccination. Scientists are battling waves of misinformation that are contributing to low vaccination numbers among people who are pregnant, lactating or trying to become pregnant.
Data shows coronavirus vaccines do not increase the risk of miscarriage or birth defects, nor do they have any negative impacts...