Real Issues for COVID-19 Vaccine Immunization & Pregnancy, Breastfeeding Mothers
AuthorCheng Hoon Chew, Yan Yee Yip, Jiveswara Vijiakumar, Norzaihan binti Hassan, Muniswaran Ganeshan, Noel Thomas Ross, Kah Chuan Lim, Benedict Lim Heng Sim, Anusha Shunmugarajoo, Kalaiarasu M. Peariasamy
Healthcare professionals and high-risk pregnant mothers are vulnerable during COVID-19 pandemic. Most of them will be asymptomatic. The maternal and fetal implications of COVID-19 are significant. Vaccine has been proven to significantly reduce hospitalizations, complications and deaths. Dr. Muniswaran Ganeshan, a Maternal Fetal Medicine Consultant, Dr. Norzaihan binti Hassan, a Family Medicine Consultant and Datuk Dr. Noel Thomas Ross, the Head of Acute Medicine and Consultant Physician shared some insights in the phase 1 mass COVID-19 vaccination and current evidence, safety and COVID-19 vaccine concerns among pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.