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Expert reaction to a case study which finds evidence for the potential transmission of SARS-CoV-2 via the placenta from a mother to her baby

20 days ago   |   By Science Media Centre

A case study, published in Nature Communications , looked at evidence for the potential transmission of SARS-CoV-2 via the placenta from a mother to her baby.
Prof Christoph Lees, Professor of Obstetrics, Imperial College London & International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology Trustee & Chair of the ISUOG Safety Committee, said:
Is this a good quality study?
“This is a very detailed and well characterised case report showing very likely transplacental transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The authors have gone to great lengths to be as methodologically scrupulous as...
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