KSHB: Report finds pregnant women at increased risk for illness from COVID-19

November 20, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently added pregnant women to the list of people most vulnerable to the virus, following a recent report.

KSHB talked to Dr. Devon Ramaeker with Saint Luke's Maternal Fetal Medicine about why pregnant women are more at risk and what they can do to protect themselves.

Watch the full story below.

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