COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2 detected in placenta and membrane samples

August 05, 2020

In a first-of-its-kind report, investigators from New York City have described identification of SARS-CoV-2 RNS in placenta and membrane samples at time of delivery.

COVID-19 Pregnancy Data in the United States: July 31 Update

July 31, 2020

Here’s the latest data, updated on July 31:

US Government acquires first 100 million doses of Pfizer, BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine candidate

July 28, 2020

The U.S. government had entered into an agreement with Pfizer and BioNTech to acquire the first 100 million doses of a potential COVID-19 vaccine.

Live Webinar: Race for a COVID-19 vaccine

July 28, 2020

This Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 6 p.m. EDT, join us for a 1-hour live webinar as experts in infectious disease, virology, and vaccinology break down the top vaccine candidates, key findings from the latest clinical trials, and discuss ways to overcome the logistical hurdles of a vaccine rollout amid a global pandemic.

COVID-19 Pregnancy Data in the United States: July 23 Update

July 24, 2020

Here’s the latest data, updated on July 23:

NIH-Wide Strategic Plan for COVID-19 Research: Maternal morbidity, pregnancy outcomes and more

July 23, 2020

Many of the goals mentioned in the plan intersect with the mission of the NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH).

Why COVID-19 rarely exists in fetuses and newborns

July 22, 2020

A new study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) may shed light on why the virus has rarely been found in fetuses and newborns of mothers infected with COVID-19.

Video: Racial justice and health equity in healthcare with Dr. Washington Hill

July 21, 2020

Contemporary OB/GYN Senior Editor Angie DeRosa interviews Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialist Dr. Washington Hill to get his perspective on what practicing ob/gyns can do to address implicit bias and racism in the health care system.

Coding and documentation for practitioners

July 20, 2020

Although clinicians are getting used to incorporating telehealth into everyday practice, ensuring they get paid for these virtual visits is essential.

COVID-19 Pregnancy Data in the United States: July 16 Update

July 17, 2020

Data on COVID-19 during pregnancy, as reported by the CDC, in collaboration with state, local, and territorial health departments and external partners.