The Effects of the Coexistence Despite Immunization of Covid-19 and Rubella Infection in Pregnant Females and Their Neonates
Issue: 2023 - Volume 6 [Issue 1]
Nayrouz Helmy Hassanein Mohamed Gezaf *
Health Plus Center, UAE.
*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Pregnancy is a very crucial yet delicate phase of a motther’s life. It is because of the several delicate and sensitive changes that take place in this phase that it is considered to be a crucial period where extreme care needs to be taken for the safe delivery of the fetus. Throughout pregnancy, there are several changes that need supervision and several parameters that need to be carefully evaluated to ensure that the neonate thrives in a healthy manner. The expecting mother has to receive several check-ups throughout her pregnancy to make sure that both she and the baby are doing fine and as expected according to the milestones of pregnancy. During this, a mother also receives some immunization and vaccination shots. These shots are given with the intention of preventing several infections that could affect a mother and her neonate in pregnancy. If these vaccination shots are not given within the specified time, then the mother may very much become predisposed to develop these infections that could have detrimental effects on both the mother and the baby. Therefore, it must be ensured that both the mother and the baby are in the optimal state of their health as a result of their continuous checkups and appointments with the doctor. This review will work to the occurrence of Rubella and the Coronavirus infection in expectant mothers who have already received immunization against the two pathogens. Although it is difficult for both conditions to co-exist, it is rarely seen and when it happens, it is important to explore the reasons as to what would have given rise to such a situation. Therefore, this review will serve this purpose and help to see the reasons and the resultant effects of getting infected with these infections during pregnancy.
Keywords: Rubella, COVID-19, pregnancy, pregnancy immunization, co-existence of infections, immunity
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