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Newborns in the UK are positive Coronavirus, he is the youngest victim in the world

Newborns in the UK are positive Coronavirus, he is the youngest victim in the world
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Newborns in the UK are positive Coronavirus, he is the youngest victim in the world - A newborn born in England tested positive for the Coronavirus, Bun. He is also listed as the youngest victim in the world.


The Sun reported, a few days before giving birth, the mother of the baby was rushed to the hospital because of suspected pneumonia.

The mother was then tested at North Middlesex Hospital. The results which turned out to be positive Corona was only announced after she gave birth.

The baby was immediately tested a few minutes after birth, and it was also positive. It's just not known for sure that the baby was infected while still in the womb or after birth.

At present, the baby is still in the hospital. While his mother was transferred to an infectious specialist hospital.

A spokesman for North Middlesex Hospital also said medical staff who had contact with these patients had to undergo isolation.

"The safety of our patients and staff is our top priority, so by following guidelines from Public Health England, we regularly clean the areas where patients are treated, and staff who are in close contact with these patients are advised to separate themselves," said a spokeswoman, quoted from Independent.

Meanwhile, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists say that pregnant women are more susceptible to infection. It's just that for the Coronavirus does not seem to be more severe compared to other ordinary people affected.

"It is hoped that most pregnant women will only experience mild or moderate cold or flu symptoms," the agency said.

More severe symptoms such as pneumonia seem to be more common in older people, those who have a weak immune system, or have had a previous disease.

"No deaths of pregnant women have been reported from the coronavirus at this time," the agency explained.

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