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While in the womb, the baby cannot be infected with the coronavirus infection is possible only after birth. The mechanism of infection of the infant with coronavirus revealed the chief obstetrician-gynecologist of the Ministry of health Leila Adamyan, the TV channel “Russia-1”, reports TASS on Monday, may 25.
“Like mother protects her child, if she had even positive [status] COVID-19, child sterile, he is born healthy. If the disease occurs in newborns, then once the child has contact with mother and others,” said Adamyan.
Formerly Director of the Institute of obstetrics SMRC of obstetrics, gynecology and Perinatology named after academician Kulakov Roman Shmakov said that in 80-90 percent of cases, pregnant women suffer coronavirus infection in mild or moderately severe form. “While there may be adverse outcomes of pregnancy is there are pregnancy loss, have a premature birth,” — said the expert. He also noted that pregnant women carry the virus easier than the elderly, and newborn children, according to him, can only be carriers of the infection, but they do not get sick.
According to the latest data, in Russia revealed 353 427 cases of infection with coronavirus. As of 25 may, the day fixed 8946 new cases of coronavirus in 83 regions of the country. For the entire period of the epidemic in the country 118 798 recovered, still 3633 died.
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