UMMS Affiliation

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Immunology and Infectious Disease | Infectious Disease | Maternal and Child Health | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Reproductive and Urinary Physiology | Virus Diseases


The public health implications of the spread of SARS-CoV-2 infection from the initial site of infection to the female reproductive organs, in both pregnant and non-pregnant reproductive age women, are the focus of this paper.


Covid-19, pregnancy, asymptomatic women, placenta, fetus, health risk

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Sun B and Yeh J (2020) Mild and Asymptomatic Covid-19 Infections: Implications for Maternal, Fetal, and Reproductive Health. Front. Reprod. Health 2:1. doi: 10.3389/frph.2020.00001. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Frontiers in Reproductive Health

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