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Covid-19 Hit Hard At Pregnant Women In Brazil

Posted by Osei Agyemang

Brazil is pleading with women in the country to delay their pregnancy until the worst of the Covid pandemic has passed. This request is a a result of the variations of the Covid in Brazil that has been very combative on pregnant women.

Secretary of Primary Health Care of the Brazilian Health service, Raphael Camara has referenced that, if possible, Brazilian women should try however much as could reasonably be expected to defer the pregnancy a little to a better time so that (they) can have a more safe and peaceful pregnancy.

Young women are advised to sit tight for a bit, until the infection ‘chills off’ or even evaporates before getting pregnant.

Brazil has for months now faced serious challenges taking everything into account. In fact, President Bolsanaro has been feeling the squeeze these months, but discovering all ways to end the monstrous spread of the coronavirus and the ‘wild’ deaths.

Brazil is closely behind the US as far as Covid-19 deaths are concerned, as per Johns Hopkins University, with 368,749 deaths and more than 13.8 million cases.

Urban areas the country over have been hit hard by a new flood in Covid-19 cases and deaths, powered to a limited extent by new variations believed to be extra infectious and a few Brazilians’ negligence for social distancing precautionary measures.

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As at now, the number of deaths in the country exceeds the quantity of births, as at least 3 people die within 5 minutes. Brazil could be heading for much more terrible times.

Analysts say quick and impartial reactions from the central government might have contained the flare-up and secure the most vulnerable – but leaders of the country have failed to do as such.

One of the Brazilian urban communities Manaus, has had a spike in extreme cases prompting medical clinic system imploding, with a lack of oxygen for patients. Until the government makes a quick move, the spread of variations will probably prompt inconceivable loss of lives.

The Health Ministry of Brazil is presently working on investigations on the issue of pregnancy and variations. Particularly when the new variation has a more forceful activity on pregnant women.

The variant see a more serious evolution in the second trimester and even in the first trimester. Meanwhile, the UK’s vaccine advisers said pregnant women “of any age” in the country can be offered either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna Covid-19 vaccines.

Even though clinical trials on the use of COVID-19 antibodies during pregnancy are not progressed, the accessible data don’t demonstrate any harm to pregnancy.

In all of these, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization has advised that women who are pregnant ought to be offered vaccinations simultaneously just like non-pregnant women, based on their age and clinical danger group.

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