COVID-19 BA.2.86 Variant: Lower Contagiousness, but Heightened Risk for Pregnant Individuals

According to recent reports, it appears that the BA.2.86 variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus may exhibit a lower level of contagiousness and a reduced capacity to evade immunity, although the overall risk remains relatively low. It is important to note that individuals who are currently pregnant or have recently experienced pregnancy face an elevated susceptibility […]