CDC issues first recommendations for people fully vaccinated for COVID-19

March 09, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued interim guidance for masking, social distancing, hand hygiene, and other infection control measures for people who are fully vaccinated for coronavirus 2019 disease (COVID-19).

How Sex and Gender Disparities Affect Women during the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 02, 2021

Diverse Voices: COVID-19 and the Health of Women, a virtual speaker series run by the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH), presented compiled research on sex and gender disparities during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to identifying issues of concern, the webinar offered actions to improve women’s health despite sex and gender disadvantages.

WHO reverses position on COVID-19 vaccines

February 12, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) had previously issued guidance recommending that pregnant women should not receive the Moderna Inc. vaccine unless the individual is at high risk of exposure or having a severe case.

Contemporary OB/GYN and JAMA: COVID Vaccination in Pregnant and Breastfeeding Individuals

February 12, 2021

Contemporary OB/GYN’s Editor in Chief, Catherine Y. Spong, MD, recently joined Howard Bauchner, MD, Editor in Chief of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) and Denise J. Jamieson, MD, MPH for a Q&A session to discuss COVID vaccination in pregnant and breastfeeding women.