Vienna will become the first city in the European Union to vaccinate pregnant women with a Coronavirus vaccine, and preparations are under way, Austrian state broadcaster BILV reported on May 2. If the schedule is successfully met, the Coronavirus vaccine for mothers-to-be can be started in mid-May.
Reported that at the initiative of the Vienna Health Association, austria’s National Vaccination Commission at the end of April to pregnant women as the priority group of Coronavirus vaccination program.
The City of Vienna has developed a new category of bookings for pregnant women and is preparing separate vaccination forms for this purpose. In principle, there is no increased risk of infection in pregnant women, but agencies have found that pregnant women are more likely to cause serious illnesses than uns pregnant women in the same age group.
The report also points out that the city of Vienna wants to provide more educational lectures for pregnant women in vaccination, so it is hiring more and more gynaecologists to pay special attention to the needs of mothers-to-be.