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Babies born to Covid-19 mothers have antibodies, Singapore study finds

Reuters

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Modified 18 Dec 2020, 11:21 am

All five babies born to women with Covid-19 infection during a study in Singapore have had antibodies against the virus, although the researchers said it is not yet clear what level of protection this may offer.

The findings from a study of 16 women released on Friday also found that most were mildy infected, while more severe reactions occurred in older women with a high body mass index - a trend that is mirrored in the general population.

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