‘Pregnant woman deaths increased with mutant virus’

gave | 01 May 2021 Saturday – 16:26 | Last Updated: 01 05 2021 – 16:26

Head of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Mehmet Ceyhan said that with the increase in the mutant virus, the deaths of pregnant women due to coronavirus increased. Prof. Dr. Ceyhan said, “The mutant virus causes the death of many pregnant women and the loss of many pregnant women together with the baby in their womb. Before the mutant virus problem emerges, we recommend vaccination to pregnant women after pregnancy, now we definitely want them to be vaccinated immediately after the first 3 months of pregnancy.”

Head of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Department Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ceyhan, in a statement to DHA, stated that after the increase in mutant virus cases, the deaths of pregnant women due to the virus also increased. Prof. Dr. Ceyhan, “Pregnancy is already a period in which immunity is suppressed so that the child can be carried in the mother’s womb. Therefore, it should be thought as a person who takes immunosuppressive drugs or a person taking drugs for cancer treatment. It causes the loss with the baby in the womb, “he said.


Prof. Dr. Stating that pregnant women should be vaccinated against coronavirus after the first 3 months, Ceyhan said, “Before the mutant virus problem occurs, we recommend vaccination to pregnant women after pregnancy, now we definitely want them to be vaccinated immediately after the end of the first 3 months of pregnancy. This is not just a situation seen in coronavirus, the same thing. When a type of flu is prevalent in the same way, the elderly are more affected and die. But if another type, which we call H1N1, is common, more children and young adults are affected and pregnant deaths are also seen there. There are two basic rules; distance and mask. If you pay attention to keep a distance of 2 meters, we should know that if you wear your mask closer than 2 meters to people and if you carry the virus, we should know that the masks we use daily are effective. knowing everyone’s ma We should be able to get him to wear ske. Apart from that, they will not get vaccinated and too many crowds, “he said.


Prof. Dr. Ceyhan also warned about the complete closure and said, “I hope, when 17 days are over, we will not return to our old life on the 18th day immediately. Then we will be wasted 17 days. “We have to tell, we have to provide vaccination in this period and also convince people about the measures to be taken. Unfortunately, we see that there are some deficiencies from the table in the roads and markets,” he said.

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