The Lancet: Preliminary evidence suggests that new coronavirus cannot be passed from mother to child late in pregnancy

Evidence of intrauterine vertical transmission was assessed by testing for the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, formerly the 2019 novel coronavirus or 2019-nCoV) in amniotic fluid, cord blood, and neonatal throat swab samples from six pregnancies. All samples were negative. Study also evaluated clinical characteristics of the 2019 novel coronavirus disease…

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