Seriously Ill COVID-19 Pregnant Women In Israel Revealed "British" Strain

Seriously Ill COVID-19 Pregnant Women In Israel Revealed "British" Strain
Seriously Ill COVID-19 Pregnant Women In Israel Revealed "British" Strain

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At least three pregnant women in Israel, who are now in serious condition due to the complex course of COVID-19, have contracted the "British" variant of the pathogen. This is reported by Ynet with reference to the statement of the Ministry of Health dated January 19.

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At least nine pregnant women in Israel are in serious condition after being hospitalized, doctors have serious concerns about the chances of survival of these women and their children. Several patients were sampled and sent to the Central Virology Laboratory of the Ministry of Health at the Sheba Medical Center, preliminary test results showed the presence of a mutation in the virus.

Meanwhile, medical professionals in Israel announced that the national COVID-19 vaccination program will soon be expanded to include pregnant women.

Health Maintenance Organization (OHMO) officials said they had received many inquiries from women seeking the vaccine over the past day, amid reports of mothers with COVID-19 being hospitalized in serious condition.

The Israeli Ministry of Health has already released a message stressing that the vaccine poses no threat to pregnant women.

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