[Source: JAMA Pediatrics, full page: (LINK). Summary, edited.]
Neonatal Early-Onset Infection With SARS-CoV-2 in 33 Neonates Born to Mothers With COVID-19 in Wuhan, China
Lingkong Zeng, MD1; Shiwen Xia, MD2; Wenhao Yuan, MD1; et al. Kai Yan, MD3; Feifan Xiao, MS3; Jianbo Shao, MD4; Wenhao Zhou, MD3
Author Affiliations: 1 Department of Neonatology, Institute of Maternal and Child Health, Wuhan Children’s Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China; 2 Department of Neonatology, Maternal and Child Health Hospital of Hubei Province, Wuhan, China; 3 National Children’s Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China; 4 Institute of Maternal and Child Health, Wuhan Children’s Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
JAMA Pediatr. Published online March 26, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.0878
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has spread rapidly across the world. With the sharp increase in the number of infections, the number of pregnant women and children with COVID-19 is also on the rise. However, only 19 neonates born to affected mothers have been investigated, and to our knowledge, no information on early-onset infection in newborns has been published in previous studies.1,2
Accepted for Publication: March 10, 2020.
Corresponding Author: Wenhao Zhou, MD, National Children’s Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Fudan University, 399 Wanyuan Rd, Shanghai 201102, China (email@example.com).
Published Online: March 26, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2020.0878
Author Contributions: Dr Zeng had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Concept and design: Zeng, Shao, Zhou.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: All authors.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Xia, Yuan, Xiao, Shao, Zhou.
Statistical analysis: Zeng, Yuan, Yan, Xiao.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Zeng, Xia, Yan, Shao, Zhou.
Supervision: Shao, Zhou.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Additional Contributions: We thank Shoo K. Lee, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Department of Public Health, University of Toronto, for editing assistance. He was compensated for his contribution. We thank the patients’ families for granting permission to publish this information.
Keywords: SARS-CoV-2; COVID-19; Pregnancy; Pediatrics.