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With limited research available, Michael Nimaroff, MD, senior vice president and executive director, Ob-Gyn Services, explains why Northwell recommends pregnant women get vaccinated. Also, hear Elizabeth Espinal, a research coordinator in her second trimester, discuss her experience getting the first dose of the medication.
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Despite the World Health Organization's announcement that it does not recommend the Moderna vaccine for pregnant women, Northwell Health along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and other national societies remain supportive of vaccinating pregnant women who meet criteria for vaccination.