What is the risk for pregnant women?

We are still learning how COVID-19 affects pregnancy. We know that pregnant women experience physiologic changes that make them more susceptible to other viral infections. Other diseases such as SARS, MERS, and influenza are often more severe in pregnancy. So far, COVID-19 infections do not appear to be more severe in pregnancy; the majority of cases in pregnancy are expected to me mild-to-moderate in severity without a discernable impact on the baby.

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