CDC: Pregnancy May Up Risk For Severe COVID-19, But Data Still Missing

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / June 26, 2020 at 5:56 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the first time since the start of the pandemic presented evidence that pregnant women, particularly Hispanic and black pregnant women, may be at increased risk for severe COVID-19 illness, although the agency said data gaps still exist. Based on the new data, unveiled in a report on Wednesday (June 24), CDC says pregnant women should be counseled on their increased risk and prevention of COVID-19 should be emphasized. The report uses data...

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