COVID-19 Vaccine policies for pregnant and lactating people worldwide.

South Africa

As of 1/18/2022 South Africa's position on Covid-19 vaccination while pregnant is recommended for some or all, and its position on vaccination while lactating is recommended for some or all.

58,558,267

Population

2.381

Birth rate

Upper middle

Income level

Sub-Saharan Africa

Region

Pregnancy

Most permissive recommendation across all vaccines in country.

Lactation

Most permissive recommendation across all vaccines in country.

Vaccines

Name (Click to sort Descending) Other names (Click to clear sorting) Administered (Click to sort Ascending) Pregnancy (Click to sort Ascending) Lactation (Click to sort Ascending) Other countries (Click to sort Ascending)
Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccineAd26.COV2.S
58
Pfizer/BioNTech Comirnatytozinameran, BNT162b2
127

Resources & guidance

Department of Health

Public Health Authority
Most recently reviewed by us on 2022-01-18
Document type (Click to sort Ascending) Vaccines (Click to clear sorting) Pregnancy (Click to sort Ascending) Lactation (Click to sort Ascending)
Date
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Press release
2021-08-29
FAQ
(none specified)
Most recently reviewed by us on 2022-01-18
Document type (Click to sort Ascending) Vaccines (Click to clear sorting) Pregnancy (Click to sort Ascending) Lactation (Click to sort Ascending)
Date
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Guidance statement
2021-04-29

Legend

Permitted
Permitted with qualifications
Not recommended
No position found