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Fauci says ‘no red flags’ seen in 10,000 pregnant women who’ve received Covid shots so far

  • Pregnant women and young children were excluded from the U.S. clinical trials of the vaccines, as is typical in experimental vaccine research.
  • That’s led to some concerns that there’s not enough data to be sure that the vaccines are safe among pregnant women.
  • But Fauci said the Food and Drug Administration has not seen reason to worry so far.



Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks during a White House press briefing, conducted by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House January 21, 2021 in Washington, DC.


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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks during a White House press briefing, conducted by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House January 21, 2021 in Washington, DC.

There have been “no red flags” seen in the more than 10,000 pregnant women who have received Covid-19 vaccine shots so far, White House health advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci said Wednesday.

Pregnant women and young children were excluded from the original

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Dr. Fauci sees ‘no red flags’

Some pregnant women remain unsure about getting the COVID-19 vaccine because safety data is scarce and health agency guidelines arevague and in some cases contradictory. 

But Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, said Monday that about 10,000 pregnant women in the U.S. have been vaccinated since the Food and Drug Administration authorized two vaccines, and so far there have been “no red flags.”

“We had a lot of pregnant women vaccinated. The FDA followed them and will continue to follow them,” he said during a media roundtable at the IAS COVID-19 Conference: Prevention. “Even though we don’t have good data on it, the data that we’re collecting on it so far has no red flags.” 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines say the decision to be vaccinated is up to the mother in consultation with her health care provider. Fauci said Monday the agency

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Hotel quarantine ‘red list’ could be expanded as mutant Covid variants found in 27 more countries

BRITAIN’S hotel quarantine “red list” could be expanded as mutant Covid variants have been found in 27 more countries.

There are currently 33 “red list” countries from which foreign travel is banned and any Brits returning from them will have to quarantine at their own cost in Government-approved hotels.

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It is unclear when the hotels will open as plans for Health Secretary Matt Hancock to make an announcement on this has been delayed.

There are growing concerns over the spread of the mutant variants.

Spain has confirmed its first Covid variant case this week and on Tuesday suspected flights to Brazil and South Africa for at least 15 days.

Germany, Switzerland and Israel have already reported more than 30 variant cases.

Variants have also

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Will Smith Gets Real About His Parenting Mistakes With Daughter Willow On Red Table Talk

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If you’re familiar with Jada Pinkett Smith’s Red Table Talk, you know it’s always a family affair — with Pinkett Smith’s mom, Adrienne Banfield-Norris, and daughter, Willow, at the table with her — and full of no-holds-barred honest conversation. And the latest episode lived up to both of those things  — big time — with a Father’s Day episode that featured Pinkett Smith’s husband, actor Will Smith, who sat down for the first time to chat one-on-one with his wife.

The couple certainly aren’t strangers to sharing relationship advice or their concern for their kids at various times. Pinkett Smith and her daughter have have even called out Will about insensitive comments he’s made to Willow in the past. But on the table this time? The topic of fatherhood, and Smith — who shares son Trey, 28, with ex-wife

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