Coronavirus (968) BMJ: Impact of COVID-19 for pregnant women and their babies

3 September, 2020

From HRP Communication, WHO

Dear colleagues,

New research findings published today in the BMJ help to shed light on the risks of COVID-19 for pregnant women and their babies. The paper suggests that pregnant women seen at the hospital with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 are less likely to experience a fever or muscle pain, but if they develop severe disease they are more likely to need intensive care than non-pregnant women with COVID-19.

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