A mum who thought she was going to die after contracting COVID-19 is encouraging pregnant women to not put off getting their vaccine. Lucy Smith, from Thornaby, in Stockton-on-Tees, was planning on getting her COVID vaccine after giving birth to her baby girl as she was worried about what the side effects would be for her and her daughter.
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A scientific and medical team led by Newcastle University, UK, have demonstrated that the gene, HLA-DRB1*04:01, is found three times as often in people who are asymptomatic. This suggests that people with this gene have some level of protection from severe COVID.