Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 and pregnancies: What we know

Amid the rapidly evolving global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic that has already had profound effects on public health and medical infrastructure across the globe, many questions remain about its impact on child ...

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Should infants be separated from COVID-19-positive mothers?

In a new commentary, Alison Stuebe, MD, President of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, addresses the risks and benefits of separating infants from COVID-19-positive mothers following birth. Although multiple public health ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus and breastfeeding: Researchers clarify the facts

As the COVID-19 virus situation continues to unfold, The University of Western Australia's lactation research team has put together information to help doctors and health professionals support breastfeeding mothers by outlining ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Africa, Latin America fragile targets for coronavirus spread

The West African nation of Mali has roughly one ventilator per 1 million of its people—20 in all to help the critically ill. In Peru, with more than 32 million people, about 350 beds in intensive care units exist.

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Babies are spared severe COVID-19 symptoms

Infants can become infected with the new coronavirus, but their bouts with COVID-19 appear to be milder than those of older folks and people with chronic health problems, experts say.

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