COVID cases on the rise with unvaccinated pregnant women

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A pregnant woman holds her belly as she waits in line for groceries with hundreds during a food pantry, sponsored by Healthy Waltham for those in need due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, at St. Mary’s Church in Waltham, Mass., Thursday, May 7, 2020. In the past month more than 7,500 bags of food have been donated to the community. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Dr. Edward Linn, former chair of the OB-GYN department at Rush University Medical Center and co-chair of the Chicago Medical Society’s COVID-19 Task Force, joins Steve Bertrand on Chicago’s Afternoon News to explain why the CDC issued an alert urging pregnant women to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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