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2019-nCoV epidemic: what about pregnancies?

Tags: , , , | February 26th, 2020

Considering that the 2019-nCoV seems to have a similar pathogenic potential as SARS-CoV and MERSCoV,4 pregnant women are at increased risk of severe infections, there are no specific clinical signs of coronavirus infections preceding severe complications, 5 coronaviruses have the potential to cause severe maternal or perinatal adverse outcomes, or both,2,3 and the current lack of data on the consequences of a 2019-nCoV infection during pregnancy, we recommend systematic screening of any suspected 2019-nCoV infection during pregnancy.

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