PubMed Journals: J Med Virol

  Source:		PMID: 32115733

    		J Med Virol. 2020 Mar 1. doi:
     		10.1002/jmv.25740. [Epub ahead of print]

			Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and neonate:
			What neonatologist need to know.

			Lu Q(1), Shi Y(1).

			Author Information
			(1) Department of Neonatology, Children's
			Hospital, Chongqing Medical University, Ministry
			of Education Key Laboratory of Child
			Development and Disorders, Key Laboratory of
			Pediatrics in Chongqing, Chongqing, China
			Chongqing, 400014, China.

			Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
			Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) cause china
			epidemics with high morbidity and mortality, the
			infection has been transmitted to other
			countries. About 3 neonates and more than
			230 children cases are reported. The disease
			condition of mainly children was mild. There is
			currently no evidence that SARS-CoV-2can be
			transmitted transplacentally from mother to the
			newborn. The treatment strategy for children
			with Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is based
			on adult experience. Thus far, no deaths have
			been reported in the paediatric age group. This
			review describes the current understanding of
			COVID-19 infection in newborns and children.
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			DOI: 10.1002/jmv.25740 PMID: 32115733

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