JCVI: Pregnant women being added to priority group 6 for covid-19 vaccination

Women in later stages more vulnerable to severe illness with an increase in premature births due to baby needing to be delivered so mother can be treated

Pfizer vaccine is licensed for anyone over 16 so most women should be able to access the vaccine

We encourage working with NHS operational colleagues to deliver vaccines as close as possible to people so they’re not having to queue at centres