09 April 2020
HealthDay Reports: Newborns With COVID-19 May Suffer Only Mild Symptoms, Study Says
A new, small study looked at babies born in China to mothers who had COVID-19. They found that none of them required intensive care or developed serious symptoms of coronavirus.
Newborns With COVID-19 May Suffer Only Mild Symptoms, Study Says
WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Newborns with COVID-19 may get by with only mild infection symptoms, a small, new study suggests.
Researchers at Wuhan University in China identified four newborns with the COVID-19 coronavirus. All were born to mothers with COVID-19 and delivered by cesarean section. Three were separated from their mothers at birth.
None of the babies developed serious symptoms or required intensive care or mechanical ventilation, according to the study in the April 8 European Respiratory Journal.