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How dangerous is the Coronavirus for Pregnant women and unborn children?

Even in Germany-spreading Coronavirus, Sars-CoV-2, the uncertainty is increasing in this country. In the past week, could reader your questions related to the novel Virus, the stareditorial points. Here you can read the answer by our experts on the question of whether an infection is for Pregnant women or the unborn child is particularly dangerous.

Pregnancy and Coronavirus

Question: I am currently pregnant and I have no Information about whether the Virus for Pregnant women or the unborn Baby dangerous can be. The Relatives and known circle there are always more people who had contact with people, the cold symptoms, without being in a risk area. These people are tested by the Doctors on the Coronavirus. There is the possibility that they have infected and thus then also the people in the Relatives and known circle. is, of course, but still The unsettled total and I don’t know how to behave. Yes you can go bad any way of the contact persons that may be infected.


Holiday travel, pregnancy, pre-existing condition: The star reader answered questions about the Coronavirus

The star responds: We know only a few months, that it is the Sars-CoV-2-Virus at all, and, accordingly, there are still some gaps in Knowledge about this pathogen and its effect. Currently, but not from the scientific literature that Pregnant women are at increased risk of infection. Through the pregnancy, the female body is going through, however, changes that could have a potentially negative impact on the progress of a possible disease. This was observed in the case of other Corona-viruses as those that cause Sars and Mers, but also in the case of the Influenza, which has currently also season. There were also observed increased preterm delivery in infected Pregnant women, it is unclear, however, whether to do directly with the Virus, or from other causes.

An infection with Sars-CoV-2, however, is still rather unlikely, because the Virus is not spread, fortunately, so much. Of course, my answer can not replace a doctor’s or a Doctor, and in doubt, you should seek professional medical advice. But I can tell you from my Research that there is currently no reason to live other than in a flu season. Hand hygiene is so important, so banal that sounds. But that is a lot of reach. Other disinfectants than soap you not, because it works well in the case of viruses such as Sars-CoV-2 or Influenza pathogens need. And also the is more: A cold, a flu infection, for example, with colds, no Influenza, and no Covid-19. It is also not everyone needs to be tested, the sneezes or coughs. About the already meaningful degree, you do not need to protect that also, and also don’t be afraid to leave.

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