Pune: Public health experts have said that pregnant women should not be administered the Covid-19 vaccines.
They were reacting to some reports that said many expecting women were now approaching doctors seeking guidance on vaccination.
The health ministry has already advised against Covid vaccination for pregnant and lactating women.
Dr Gagandeep Kang, vaccine scientist and a professor at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, said, “Pregnant and lactating women are usually left out of trials because no one wants to risk any unanticipated damage to the mother or baby. Since there are no trials, the current vaccines cannot be tried on this group.” — Nisha Nambiar