Association of COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy With Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Infants

JAMA Internal Medicine

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About The Study: This study of all live births in Norway between September 2021 and February 2022 found that infants born to women who received a second or third COVID-19 vaccine dose during the last two trimesters of pregnancy had a lower incidence of SARS-CoV-2 infection within the first four months of life compared with infants born to unvaccinated women.

Authors: Ellen Øen Carlsen, M.D., of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health in Oslo, Norway, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2022.2442)

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