Brazil’s Ministry of Health advises women this Friday Postpone your pregnancy plan Due to the unbridled advance development of the Covid-19 pandemic and the emergence of new virus strains in the country, the country is experiencing Deadly second hello Health emergency.
According to the product portfolio’s primary health care secretary Raphael Camara (Raphael Camara) at a press conference, New variant, Including Brazilians (P1), has been shown Pregnant women are more aggressive, So she instructed women to postpone pregnancy until “the situation became calm.”
“(If possible, (we recommend) postpone pregnancy for a better time, so that they can get the most peaceful pregnancy. It’s best to wait a while until the situation has eased“, he pointed out.
Facing the development of the new coronavirus, the secretary also Recommended for pregnant women In the priority group listed in the immunization schedule against Covid vaccination.
“Experts’ clinical vision shows The new variant has a stronger effect in pregnant women. Kamala said that it used to be related to the end of pregnancy, but now in the second or even earlier trimester, a more serious evolution has been observed.
Brazil is one of the countries hardest hit by the Covid-19 crisis. 368,749 people died and 13.8 million were infected, Is one of the countries with the highest mortality rate (7.78%) among pregnant and postpartum women in the world.
According to the data provided by the portfolio, so far this year 433 pregnant women or newly given birth women died As a result of the disease, in comparison, 546 deaths were recorded throughout 2020.
Although international research has linked pregnancy and the puerperium to an increased risk of Covid-19 complications, a report from the Brazilian Obstetric Observatory Covid-19 pointed out that the main reason behind the data is Lack of help for these women, Because 22.6% of people have never received intensive care.