September 30, 2021
Life Sciences
  • The CDC doubled down on its appeals for pregnant and breastfeeding people to get vaccinated, pointing to the higher risk that COVID-19 poses during pregnancy and data showing vaccination rates are lower among pregnant people than among the general population. The agency’s move came after 22 pregnant Americans died of COVID-19 in August, the highest monthly death toll since the pandemic began. (Articles here, here, here, and here)