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Newborn Baby Born With COVID-19 Antibodies

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A woman in Singapore who had COVID-19 in March just gave birth to a baby. Surprisingly, the baby seems to have been born with antibodies, says Business Insider. These antibodies appear to be protective against the virus. Past research has suggested antibodies against COVID-19 cross the placenta in utero. Little is known about how long the immunity may last and how the timing of infection during pregnancy plays a role. Breast milk also has detectable antibodies and there's no evidence it transmits the virus.

Added on the 30/11/2020 23:50:19 - Copyright : Wochit

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