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Expert reaction to study looking at genes in embryos and whether they are susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection in early pregnancy

1 month ago   |   By Science Media Centre

A study, published in Open Biology, looked at genes in embryos and whether they are susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 infection in early pregnancy.
Dr Shamez Ladhani, Reader in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, St George's, University of London, said:
“These are very early data on the potential for SARS-CoV-2 to infect human embryos and more work needs to be done to better understand the role of the virus in early pregnancy.
“We are already monitoring pregnant women with COVID-19 in the UK, through the periCOVID trial, and more work is being done worldwide. It is vital that infants have long-term...
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