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Screen pregnant women with suspected 2019-nCoV infection

Key clinical point: Screen all pregnant women with suspected 2019-nCoV and provide extended follow-up for those affected.

Major finding: Severe complications including maternal and neonatal death occurred in previous similar coronavirus outbreaks.

Study details: A short summary of pregnancy outcomes of SARS-CoV and MERS CoV outbreaks.

Disclosures: The authors reported having no competing interests.


Baud D et al. Lancet. 2020 Feb 6. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30311-1.