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Mortality Rate of Pregnant Women Increased by COVID-19 – Contagionlive.com

Unlike the influenza A virus H1N1 2009 pandemic, pregnancy was not identified as a high-risk condition for SARS-CoV-2.

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A recent study conducted at the University of Washington in collaboration with state hospitals and clinics has found that pregnant women who contract the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are at a significantly increased risk of dying from the virus compared to those of similar ages. The study was published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
“The mortality rate was shockingly high. We were very surprised by this, Kristina M. Adams Waldorf, an author on the paper said. “We are…

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