COVID-19 during pregnancy: vertical transmission, diagnosis and maternal-fetal complications

Mounir Moukit, Assia El Ouardi, Abdellah Babahabib, El Mehdi El Hassani, Jaouad Kouach


The current pneumonia outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020. With its indiscriminate spread across continents, authors are likely to see women with COVID-19 canvassed across all trimesters of pregnancy. To date, few reports have provided information about this disease in pregnant patients. Authors conducted a literature review to summarize the results concerning intrauterine transmission, diagnostic challenges and maternal-fetal outcomes of pregnant women with COVID-19 pneumonia.


COVID-19, Diagnosis, Maternal and fetal complications, Pregnancy, Vertical transmission

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