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Study shows COVID-19 vaccinated mothers pass antibodies to newborns

In the largest study of its kind to date, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard have found the new mRNA COVID-19 vaccines to be highly effective in producing antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus in pregnant and lactating women. The study also demonstrated… Read More »

Babies ‘face birth defect risk if their mothers take penicillin alternatives during pregnancy’

Babies face a higher risk of birth defects if their mothers take penicillin alternatives during pregnancy, study warns Researchers said they were concerned about the safety of macrolide antibiotics These are penicillin alternatives used to treat skin, lung and genital infections Around three per cent of pregnant woman are given the drugs, they found But… Read More »