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Babies get Covid-19 antibodies from mothers while in the womb, study finds – KVIA El Paso

Antibodies that protect against the coronavirus often get transferred from mother to infant during pregnancy — a finding that indicates a mother passes along at…

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Antibodies that protect against the coronavirus often get transferred from mother to infant during pregnancy — a finding that indicates a mother passes along at least some protection to her child, researchers reported Friday.
The findings also suggest that vaccinating pregnant women might protect their unborn babies, as well, the researchers said — and it’s worth studying the possibility. Pregnant women are advised to get influenza vaccines to protect both themselves and their babies.
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