Coronavirus blamed for miscarriages and still births in pregnant women

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A second-trimester miscarriage in a Covid-19 patient was attributed to a placental infection of the virus, according to new research, as some obstetricians notice an uptick in still births since the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S.

Reports of newborns with fetal distress and stillbirth after maternal contraction of the virus during the third trimester suggest that there may be a Covid-19 induced placental infection, according to the research published Thursday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

“This case of miscarriage during the second trimester of pregnancy in a woman with COVID-19 appears related to placental infection with

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