72 hours to decide on vaccines for pregnant women According to a report by bdnews24.com, the High Court has directed the government to decide within 722 hours whether pregnant women will be allowed to take the Covid-1 vaccine.
Following the hearing of an application to give priority to vaccination of pregnant women, a virtual High Court bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim will issue a verbal order on Monday to contact the concerned ministry and the Attorney General.
72 hours to decide on vaccines for pregnant women Advocate Mohammad Humayun Kabir Pallab and Deputy Attorney General Samarendra Nath Biswas acted on behalf of the petitioner and Bipul Bagmar as State Adviser.
“Yesterday (Sunday), the health minister told the press that he would decide to vaccinate pregnant women, but I think a definite decision should be made within 2 hours.”
“Tell the Attorney General to contact the Director General of the Department of Health regarding coronavirus and the National Advisory Board and ask them to make an immediate decision. We said the Minister is already working on it. No formal order has been issued.”
Deputy Attorney General Samarendra Nath Biswas said he would inform the Attorney General immediately. The court then adjourned the hearing.
“The court has not issued any formal order and the proceedings have been suspended. Senior government officials are already considering vaccinating pregnant women, so the judge asked me to inform the attorney general.” Faith said.
Four Supreme Court lawyers have issued legal notices to the health minister, the chief secretary, the DGHS director and the IEDCR director, asking them to provide immunity for pregnant women.
As no response was received, a written application was filed in the High Court on July 311. The applicant is a pregnant woman who is a lawyer. The petition called for an order to give priority to pregnant women who have been vaccinated with covid vaccine.
When Bangladesh launched an immunization campaign in February, the vaccine was not demographically tested in clinical practice, so the Ministry of Health decided to exclude pregnant women from the list of recipients.
Million.5 million women get pregnant in Bangladesh every year. According to the Ministry of Health, these women have not yet been vaccinated.
Several countries around the world have started vaccinating pregnant women against Covid-1 and so far no adverse effects have been reported.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the UK’s Joint Vaccination and Immunization Committee, and the Australian Immunization Technology Advisory Group say pregnant women should be vaccinated with the covid-1 vaccine to reduce their risk. Is.
The World Health Organization also said that pregnant women need to be vaccinated with the Covid-1 vaccine because the benefits outweigh the negative effects.