Newborn baby diagnosed with coronavirus

February 6, 2020  11:33

A newborn baby was diagnosed with coronavirus in China, BBC reported.

The baby was born on February 2 in Wuhan - the epicenter of the outbreak. He has become the youngest person to be diagnosed with the virus. The diagnosis was made 30 hours after the birth.

According to doctors, the mother of the baby became infected during pregnancy. However, experts can not explain how the virus was transmitted to the child. According to one of the doctors, this incident may indicate a new method of transmission of the disease.

The condition of the child is stable.

Meanwhile, woman, infected with a coronavirus, gave birth to a healthy daughter in a hospital in the Chinese city of Harbin.

Follow Medicine on Facebook and Twitter

  • Video
  • Event calendar
  • Archive
  • Most read
  • Find us on Facebook
  • Poll
How much are you ready to pay monthly for health insurance?
7-10% of salary
10 000 AMD and more
Up to 10 000 drams
Up to 5000 drams
I don’t want to pay for insurance