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More calls for pregnant women to get the Covid jab.
Thirty per cent of women giving birth at Middlemore Hospital have Covid-19.
They're being recommended to wear masks in labour.
Auckland University researcher Dr Michelle Wise told Kate Hawkesby the vaccinated and boosted rate for pregnant women is lower than for the general population.
“Every study that’s come out in the last couple of years, shows that the vaccine is safe in pregnancy.”