Severe Covid-19 infection rare in newborns: Study

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London, Nov 10 (SocialNews.XYZ) A new research adds to the growing body of evidence that severe Covid-19 infection appears rare in newborn babies. The study, published in the journal The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health,... - Social News XYZ
London, Nov 10 (SocialNews.XYZ) A new research adds to the growing body of evidence that severe Covid-19 infection appears rare in newborn babies.

The study, published in the journal The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, traced all babies less than 29 days old with Covid-19 across the UK, who needed to be admitted into the hospital.

The analysis traced these babies with Covid-19 between the beginning of March and end of April, at the peak of the first wave of the UK Covid-19 pandemic.

"The study found 66 babies required hospital treatment for Covid-19 infection in this period. This is the equivalent of one in 1785 births or 0.06 per cent of births," said study researchers from Imperial College London in the UK.

The UK-wide analysis, led by researchers from Imperial College London and the Nuffield Department of Population Health at the University of Oxford, is the first study analysing…
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