In the face of frightening statistics, health officials push pregnant women to get vaccine

Dr. Gwendolyn Williams, a hospitalist at Sentara Careplex Hospital, kisses her five-week-old child, Kira, on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, in Hampton, Va. Dr. Williams received the COVID-19 vaccine when she was five weeks pregnant. PER THE SUBJECT’S REQUEST, THIS PHOTO CAN ONLY BE USED WITH THIS ONE SPECIFIC STORY AND IN NO OTHER CONTEXT WITH NO EXCEPTIONS. (Kaitlin McKeown/The Virginian-Pilot)