PBS NewsHour

More unvaccinated pregnant Americans dying from COVID-19

Clip: 09/30/2021 | 5m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued its most urgent appeal for pregnant individuals to get the COVID-19 vaccine. New CDC data shows that pregnant people are twice as likely to be hospitalized due to the virus. Just 32% of pregnant Americans are currently vaccinated, and the racial disparities are stark. Amna Nawaz explores the issue with gynecologist Dr. Joia Crear-Perry.

Aired: 09/30/21

Rating: NR

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