Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, November 30th, 2003
SARS "is a newly discovered infectious disease caused by a novel coronavirus," scientists in China explained. "During the community outbreak in Hong Kong, five liveborn infants were born to pregnant women with SARS."
"A systematic search for perinatal transmission of the SARS-associated coronavirus, including serial reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction assays, viral cultures, and paired serologic titers, failed to detect the virus in any of the infants," according to C.C. Shek and colleagues at the Chinese...
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