“Pioneering” Chile moves to cover pregnant women with COVID-19 vaccines

Chile has designated pregnant women a COVID-19 vaccination priority and this week began issuing Pfizer doses to those with underlying health issues in their second or third trimesters.

Chile’s top public health official Paula Daza said women were being inoculated with the Pfizer/BioNTech (PFE.N)(22UAy.DE) vaccine since more information existed about its safety for pregnant women.

An estimated 230,000 will be offered vaccines, with those with health conditions followed by those working in high-risk jobs such as the health and education sectors.

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