Editorial
Volume 10 Issue 7 - 2021
Clinical Care of Pregnancy with Covid-19
Suneeta Mittal1* and Pakhee Aggarwal2
1Professor, Director and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram, NCR, India
2Senior Consultant, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram, NCR, India
*Corresponding Author: Suneeta Mittal, Professor, Director and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram, NCR, India.
Received: June 29, 2021; Published: June 30, 2021




Introduction

COVID-19, or novel corona virus disease made its debut in December 2019. Whilst its origins are a matter of speculation and debate, the problems it can cause are not. The coronavirus outbreak was declared as a public health emergency of international concern by the world health organization (WHO) on 30th January, 2020 and as a “pandemic” on 11th March, 2020 [1]. Emerging data over the past year and half has shown some unique problems when Covid-19 infection occurs in pregnancy [2]. To add to this mix, have been the ever changing treatment protocols for Covid-19 that are being trialled and implemented and sometimes discarded after initial recommendation. Pregnant women represent a subset where experimental treatments are not tried straightaway, and data on what is safe in pregnancy is gradually evolving. This article will attempt to look at Covid-19 infection with respect to its impact on pregnancy and delivery and briefly touch upon vaccination during pregnancy and lactation, based on the evidence available to date.

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Citation: Suneeta Mittal and Pakhee Aggarwal. “Clinical Care of Pregnancy with Covid-19”. EC Gynaecology 10.7 (2020): 40-48.

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