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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and neonate: what neonatologist need to know

Tags: , , , , | March 11th, 2020

Abstract Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS‐CoV‐2) cause china epidemics with high morbidity and mortality, the infection has been transmitted to other countries. About 3 neonates and more than 230 children cases are reported. The disease condition of mainly children was mild. There is currently no evidence that SARS‐CoV‐2can be transmitted transplacentally from mother to the newborn. The treatment strategy for children with Coronavirus disease (COVID‐19) is based on adult experience. Thus far, no deaths have been reported in the paediatric age group. This review describes the current understanding of COVID‐19 infection in newborns and children.

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