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UF study reveals that vaccinated mothers may pass COVID-19 antibodies to children

UF researchers have evidence that vaccinated  mothers may be able to give their offspring...
UF researchers have evidence that vaccinated mothers may be able to give their offspring antibodies of COVID-19.
Published: Sep. 2, 2021 at 6:28 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Researchers at the University of Florida found evidence that vaccinated mothers may be able to pass along COVID-19 antibodies to their children.

A study reports women who are fully vaccinated have a significantly higher antibody count in their breast milk.

This could be beneficial to nursing babies, boosting their defenses against the virus.

The research team included members of the University of Florida microbiology department and the nursing college

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pediatric department

21 mother’s made up the group of volunteer subjects.

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