Tragedy in Naples, 28-year-old positive for Covid in pregnancy: she gives birth and then dies

Tragedy in Naples, 28-year-old positive for Covid in pregnancy: she gives birth and then dies
Tragedy in Naples, 28-year-old positive for Covid in pregnancy: she gives birth and then dies

Naples – Tragedy in the province of Naples. A 28 year old woman is died of Covid in the ward dedicated to women in the state of pregnancy e positive at the Polyclinic of Naples. Reportedly 28, who was not vaccinated, she had been hospitalized since late August. Doctors delivered her son with a cesarean at 35 weeks. The baby is fine. “In the days following the birth – he explained to ANSA Giuseppe Bifulco, professor of gynecology and obstetrics and director of the ward for pregnant women with covid at the Polyclinic – there was an aggravation of the respiratory picture and we had had to transfer her to intensive care for about ten days, but today she didn’t make it “.

“We still have two girls in the ICU and the arrivals are constant, the department is full – said Bifulco -. Even comparing ourselves with other colleagues in the area many pregnant women are infected even if asymptomatic. We can only remind all the women looking forward to get the vaccine after the third month to avoid risks and a premature caesarean “. Yesterday the governor of Campania Vincenzo De Luca renewed his appeal:” I tell pregnant women to get the vaccine after the first three months. Then everyone makes their choices. We cannot do more than what we are doing, the duration of this ordeal depends on you ”

Over the past few weeks neonatologists, pediatricians and gynecologists they had reported to the Ministry of Health to speed up the anti-Covid vaccination of pregnant and lactating women and children over the age of 12, stating that there are “serious even for these categories”. The mRNA vaccines, underline the associations of specialists, are “absolutely safe for both pregnant and breastfeeding women. In some reference centers around the world (such as in Paris, Israel, Belgium, Ireland, USA) vaccination during pregnancy is offered routinely. There are no contraindications and the vaccine does not affect a woman’s fertility, nor is there any reason to postpone a pregnancy “. These indications are also provided in Italy by the latest circular of the Ministry of Health of 4 August and confirmed by the World Health Organization in a document of 25 June.

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