Newborns not likely to contract COVID-19 in the hospital, study says

Posted by on November 10, 2020 10:32 pm
Categories: US National Stories

Newborns are very unlikely to contract the coronavirus while hospitalized, according to a new study. Researchers in the United Kingdom found just 66 cases of COVID-19 in newborns among 10,000 births at hospitals from March 1 through April 30, according to the study published in The Lancet medical journal. “Neonatal SARS-CoV-2 infection is uncommon in…