Pregnant women in rural Achham still dying for want of timely medical care

https://kathmandupost.com/sudurpaschim-province/2021/10/09/pregnant-women-in-rural-achham-still-dying-for-want-of-timely-medical-care On October 1, Purnakala Nepali from Rahaf in Turmakhad Rural Municipality-1 died due to excessive bleeding while giving birth to her baby at a local health post. Health workers say the 30-year-old died due to delivery complications. “Nepali was eight months pregnant. According to her family members, she had been experiencing stomach pain and… Continue reading Pregnant women in rural Achham still dying for want of timely medical care

Pregnant women are at high risk from Covid-19 but are no priority for vaccine

https://kathmandupost.com/health/2021/10/04/pregnant-women-are-at-high-risk-from-covid-19-but-are-no-priority-for-vaccine At least 354 maternal deaths have been reported since March 24, 2020, the day the country went into its first lockdown to control the spread of the coronavirus. Of them, at least 44 pregnant women had Covid-19-like symptoms. “Some of the deceased were confirmed from laboratory tests to have contracted the virus and some… Continue reading Pregnant women are at high risk from Covid-19 but are no priority for vaccine

Delta increases Covid-19 risks for pregnant women; Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine antibodies gone by 7 months for many

https://kathmandupost.com/world/2021/10/02/delta-increases-covid-19-risks-for-pregnant-women-pfizer-biontech-vaccine-antibodies-gone-by-7-months-for-many The following is a summary of some recent studies on Covid-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that have yet to be certified by peer review. Delta variant increases risks for pregnant women Compared to coronavirus cases earlier in the pandemic, infections with the Delta variant lead to… Continue reading Delta increases Covid-19 risks for pregnant women; Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine antibodies gone by 7 months for many