In a departure from its former stance, the joint committee on vaccination and immunisation (JCVI) said data from the US showed 90,000 pregnant women have been vaccinated without any safety concerns. The JCVI recommends the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines,
Pregnant women are to be offered a Covid vaccine, government scientists said yesterday, a move welcomed by experts and campaigners.
citing a lack of clinical data for the AstraZeneca jab. Pregnant women are at a greater risk from severe Covid in later pregnancy. Professor Wei Shen Lim of JCVI encouraged pregnant women to discuss the risks and benefits of the jab with their clinician.