Medical Health Cluster


SARS-CoV-2 Crosses Placenta and Infects Brains of Two Infants: ‘This Is a First’

Researchers have found for the first time that COVID infection has crossed the placenta and caused brain damage in two newborns, according to a study published online today in Pediatrics. One of the infants died at 13 months and the other remained in hospice care at time of manuscript submission. Lead […]

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Newborns With SARS-CoV-2 Show Ocular Injury

SAN ANTONIO — Newborns infected with SARS-CoV-2 are showing signs of eye damage, researchers say. The injuries could be related to prematurity, hemodynamic compromise, mechanical ventilation, or the virus itself, said Maria Ana Martinez-Castellanos, MD, professor of pediatric retina at the Association to Prevent Blindness of the National Autonomous University […]

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