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Astra Covid Vaccine Found Safe for Pregnancy, Fertility in Study

Oct. 22, 2021, 8:59 AM

AstraZeneca Plc’s Covid-19 vaccine has no adverse impact on pregnancy or fertility, according to data from a small group of trial participants who conceived during a study.

The rate of miscarriage was roughly the same between the vaccine and placebo groups, and no still births or neonatal deaths were recorded, according to an analysis of the outcomes published in The Lancet medical journal late Thursday. Fertility was also shown to be unaffected by the vaccine.

The review looked at four trials from the study spanning the U.K., Brazil and South Africa. People who were already pregnant were excluded from ...