Media Tip Sheet: More evidence shows COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy is safe, healthy for babies

February 12, 2024

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Babies born to women who received the COVID-19 vaccine had half the death rate of those born to unvaccinated moms, according to findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. 


Emily Smith, associate professor at Milken Institute of Public Health and an expert in the field of maternal and newborn health is available to provide insight on this new research. Emily has done previous research on the same topic regarding COVID-19 and pregnancy. 

If you would like to speak with Emily Smith, please contact Katelyn Deckelbaum at [email protected].