Singaporean woman, Celine Ng-Chan was infected with COVID-19 in March 2020 upon returning from holiday in Europe.
The top medical research body in India has said, the transmission of COVID-19 can happen to a baby before the birth or during delivery from an infected pregnant mother.
A woman from Singapore, who was infected with COVID-19 in March during pregnancy, has given birth to a baby with antibodies against the virus, offering new clues as to whether the infection can be transferred from mother to child.
"It's very interesting. His pediatrician said my COVID-19 antibodies are gone but Aldrin has COVID-19 antibodies", she said.
Celine Ng-Chang, 31, gave birth this month to the baby boy, who tested negative for the virus but did have the antibodies, the Straits Times reported.
"Her lungs were so badly damaged that to simply breathe put too much stress on her heart and lungs which caused heart failure along with a host of many other medical complications." said Steve Logan, Jasmine's husband.
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The Post Millenial reported that it was customary for the National University Hospital to assess children born by COVID-19 recoveries.
It's also not clear whether the boy is protected against the virus or for how long he will be.
Still, more research is needed to understand how severity of illness affects antibody levels, how time of infection during pregnancy plays a role, and how strong and long-lasting babies' presumed immunity is. The researchers also found that cough, runny nose and sore throat were three of the most common symptoms among children with COVID-19 infection - showing up in 25, 19 and 16 per cent of cases respectively.
The active virus has not been found in samples of fluid around the baby in the womb or in breast milk till date. Her doctor did suspect that she had transferred them to the baby during the pregnancy.
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