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COVID-19 vaccine has no impact on fertility – Study

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THE coronavirus vaccine has no impact on fertility, either male or female, new Israeli research has shown.

  A team from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, at Sheba Medical Center (Tel Hashomer) conducted a study on 36 couples who unsuccessfully underwent fertility treatments before they got  inoculated with the Pfizer vaccine and went back for another round of treatments after they got jabbed.

  According to its finding, the researchers who were headed by Prof. Raoul Orvieto, director of Sheba’s IVF Fertility Clinic compared all parameters and found that the shots had no influence on the patients’ performances or ovarian reserve.

  “We decided to carry out this research because many people are scared of the possible effects of the vaccines on fertility,” said paper recently published in the journal Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology. Comparing two IVF cycles was the best way to see if the vaccine would have any impact, in terms of number of eggs or any other factors. We are the first to demonstrate and publish that the vaccine has no effect on both male and female fertility,” Orvieto remarked.

  Further analysis of the findings shows that as a result of the second IVF cycle, 30 per cent of couples conceived a number higher than average.

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