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Lancet: new coronavirus may not infect the next generation during pregnancy

2020-02-14 08:59:28Source: IT house

Beijing time, Feb. 14, according to the US life science website, people still don't fully understand the new coronavirus (2019 ncov). Previously, people doubted whether pregnant women infected with the new coronavirus would transmit the virus to new babies. At present, a primary study shows that the new coronavirus may not infect the next generation during pregnancy. The study was published in the February 12 issue of the lancet. However, the study was small and tested only on pregnant women who had delivered by caesarean section in late pregnancy. More research is needed to confirm the findings and see if they apply to other pregnant women. Zhang Yuanzhen, the first author of the study and professor of Central South Hospital of Wuhan University, said in a statement that we should continue to pay attention to the health of infants born to pregnant women infected with the new coronavirus. Previously, a baby was tested positive for 2019 ncov within 36 hours of birth, but in that case, it was not clear whether the virus had actually spread in the womb, and the baby might have contracted the virus through close contact after birth. Some infections can be transmitted from the mother to the child during pregnancy, although

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