COVID-19 in pregnancy ups odds of death, maternal complications: study

The French national cohort study highlights the importance of vaccination, researchers say
Reuters Health

Pregnant women hospitalised with COVID-19 are more likely die during gestation and delivery compared to those without SARS-CoV-2 infection, a large national cohort study shows.

Their risk of major complications such as ICU admission, postpartum bleeding, preterm birth and amniotic infection were also increased, according to French researchers.