COVID-19 vaccines well-tolerated in pregnant people with inflammatory bowel disease

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease tolerated COVID-19 vaccines well regardless of pregnancy status, according to a poster presented at the Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology Annual Meeting.“In general, pregnant and lactating people tolerate the COVID-19 vaccine really well, so that is not surprising,” Alisa B. Kachikis, MD, MSc, an OB/GYN and attending in the division of maternal-fetal medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle, told Healio. “There is always concern with how individuals who have autoimmune or inflammatory conditions willRead More

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