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Pregnant women should be offered a Covid jab in line with their age group, the UK’s vaccine advisers say.

They say the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are preferable because data from the US in 90,000 pregnant women has not raised any safety concerns.

There is currently a lack of data on the AstraZeneca vaccine in pregnancy, the Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) added.

The shift in earlier advice brings the UK into line with other countries.

Pregnant women should discuss the risks and benefits of having a vaccine with their doctor as well as the

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