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Pfizer begins COVID-19 vaccine trials on pregnant women

CA, 21 Feb 2021
Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE have started an international trial with 4,000 volunteers to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of their COVID-19 vaccine in healthy pregnant women, the companies said on Thursday.

Pregnant women are at higher risk of developing severe symptoms of COVID-19, and many public health officials have recommended some women in high-risk professions take the vaccines even without evidence they are 100% safe for them.

Su-Ling Goh has more.

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