Web Extra: CDC Director recommends pregnant people get the COVID vaccine

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WASHINGTON DC (WLNS/CBS) – CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said on Friday that pregnant people should receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

She also recommended that people talk to their doctors “to determine what is best for them and their baby.”

“Pregnant people experience the same side effects as others following vaccination. We were also able to follow in detail more than 3900 pregnant women and over 800 of whom have completed their pregnancies,” she said.

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