As the winter months and holiday season approach, people will be gathering in large groups and traveling, mostly without wearing masks, setting the stage for what could be a difficult season of COVID-19 and influenza. Public health officials are warning of a “twindemic,” and saying that pregnant people may be at increased risk because many are not fully vaccinated. Justin S. Brandt, associate professor in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, part of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School discusses this concern and the importance of vaccination. To read the full story.