Vertical transmission risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the third trimester: a systematic scoping review

Systematic review to summarize the current evidence on the vertical transmission potential of COVID-19 infection in the third trimester and its effects on the neonate. A total of 18 studies met the inclusion criteria, consisting of 157 mothers and 160 neonates. The authors conclude that there is currently no conclusive evidence to suggest that vertical transmission of SARS-CoV-2 occurs.

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