Human Reproduction Archives
Human Reproduction Archives
Systematic Review Reproductiv Health


Thaís Gonçalves Nunes, Laysa Santos da Costa, Eduardo Camelo de Castro

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Considering the uncertainty about how SARS-CoV-2 affects pregnant women and the fetus, the present work aims at clarifying some doubts about the virus impact on the maternal-fetal binomial, based on a review and description of six case reports published in articles in PubMed, Scopus and Embase. Until now, these studies have shown that there is no evidence of vertical swelling or increased risk for pregnant women. However, the number of cases analyzed is still small and needs more scientific evidence to understand the action of the virus in pregnant women and the newborn.


Covid19; Fetus; Maternal Death; Perinatal infection; Pregnancy; Vertical Transmission


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