10 Jan 2022

Covid: Pregnant women urged to get fully vaccinated

With vaccine scepticism among some parts of the population proving stubbornly hard to overcome, health chiefs are urging pregnant women to get fully vaccinated as new figures show the risk of serious illness among those who haven’t been jabbed.

Across the UK there have been another 142,000 cases in the last 24 hours, but while daily figures are falling the number of patients admitted to hospital continues to rise.