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State Health Officials Embrace CDC Recommendation Of Pregnant Women Getting Vaccinated

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The CDC is strongly recommending that pregnant women get the COVID-19 vaccine. Illinois Public Health Director Doctor Ngozi Ezike says that the vaccine is needed to avoid complications from the virus. She added that pregnant women who contract the virus are at high risk of delivering their baby too early. The CDC reports that less than one-third of pregnant women are fully vaccinated.


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