Ontario doctors to urge pregnant women to get vacc

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The Ontario Medical Association says it plans toThe inaugural parade in front o?make a concerted effort this week to urge?pregnant women to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Dr. Constance Nasello, chair of the OMA’s section on obstetrics and?gynecology, said obstetricians and gynecologists will remind women across the province to get their two doses?because?COVID-19 vaccination rates of pregnant women in Ontario are relatively low compared to that of the overall eligible population.

According to the ICES COVID-19 Dashboard, 68 per cent of pregnant women, age 12 to 64, have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, while 60 per cent have had two dosesIndian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has sai, up until Oct:1619311051642,. 3, 2021. In the same time period, 84 per cent of eligible Ontarians have had one dose, while 79 per cent have had two doses.

“Please, please get vaccinated, you’ll protect yourself,” Nasello said in a message to pregnant women in Ontario.

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