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Pregnant Illinois mom worried her baby will arrive before she can get coronavirus vaccine – Peoria Journal Star

Despite being an at-risk population, pregnant women are not included in early phases of vaccination in Illinois.



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During the 16 weeks she’s been pregnant, Tara Larson has closely followed information about COVID-19.
She knows pregnant women are more likely to get severely ill should they get the virus; she knows pregnant women were excluded from vaccine trials, so data is limited.
With a police officer husband who interacts with the public daily and months to go in her pregnancy, the 40-year-old Lemont mom is ready to get a vaccine.
“I’m anxious to go ahead and get the vaccine as soon as possible,” said Larson,…

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