World Health Organization: Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Should Not be Used on Pregnant Women
The World Health Organization is putting a halt on the coronavirus vaccine by Moderna for pregnant women due to a lack of data.
“While pregnancy puts women at a higher risk of severe COVID-19, the use of this vaccine in pregnant women is currently not recommended, unless they are at risk of high exposure,” the official WHO status report released Tuesday reads.
Experts now advise people who are pregnant to avoid receiving the Moderna vaccine unless they are health-care workers in a facility treating coronavirus patients, or if they have a medical condition that would put them at a higher risk of COVID-19 fatality.
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