Pregnant women can get mixed vax doses: ATAGI

New advice provides clarity on what to do if a pregnant woman has already received the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

ATAGI has recommended that pregnant women who have received one dose of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine preferentially receive the Pfizer vaccine for their second dose.  


While the Pfizer vaccine has been recommended for pregnant women for months, there has been a gap in the advice for women vaccinated with AstraZeneca before finding out they were pregnant.  

In July, Melbourne obstetrician Dr Nisha Khot, the clinical director of obstetrics at Djerriwarrh Health Service, said she was