Coronavirus Transmission from Mother to Baby Possible |
Clinical News
eMediNexus Coverage from: 
Coronavirus Transmission from Mother to Baby Possible

0 Read Comments                

Reports from China have raised the possibility of vertical transmission of the novel coronavirus -- passing from mothers to infants during pregnancy.

According to Reuters, Chinese doctors reported a case of a patient with coronavirus on February 2 who gave birth to a newborn who tested positive for the virus 30 hours later. The newborn was reported to have shortness of breath, some liver abnormalities and chest X-rays showed signs of infection, but there was no fever or cough… (MedPage Today)

To comment on this article,
create a free account.
Sign Up to instantly read 30000+ free Articles & 1000+ Case Studies
Create Account

Already registered?

Login Now