Asymptomatic coronavirus infection among pregnant women: a necessity for universal screening of COVID-19 in pregnant women admitted to labor

Salut Muhidin, Maryam Vizheh*, Zahra Behboodi Moghadam

*Corresponding author for this work

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1 Citation (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Article number1
Pages (from-to)1-2
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine
Early online date7 Oct 2020
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 7 Oct 2020

Bibliographical note

The article was originally submitted as a research paper, but then has been accepted as a Letter to the editor. It focuses on COVID-19 infection that is rapidly spreading all over the world, with specific focus on pregnant women and their newborns. The main reason is due to the fact that these groups are more vulnerable and in a unique state of immune suppression. Therefore, it should receive special attention.


  • COVID-19 pandemic
  • Maternal health
  • Universal screening
  • Asymptomatic

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