Pregnancy and COVID-19

5 October, 2020

Although the elderly were initially the population group most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, children and pregnant women have also been added to the list of groups most at risk of contracting the disease or exhibiting more serious symptoms. According to a study conducted by the BCNatal Fetal Medicine Research Center research group, headed up by Eduard Gratacós, with the participation of Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) University Master’s Degree in Data Science course instructor and tutor, Elisenda Bonet-Carne, the risk of pregnant women developing complications when infected with COVID-19 increases during the third trimester compared to the first trimester.

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Pregnancy and COVID-19: study indicates increased risks in cases contracted during the third trimester of pregnancy
https://www.uoc.edu/portal/en/news/actualitat/2020/378-pregnancy-covid.html

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