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BY EMILY COX AND HENRY RATHvON
Generally speaking, the coronavirus is not more dangerous for pregnant women, but its effect on the fetus, both short term and long term, is still poorly understood.–Wahyudi Gani, gynecologist and obstetrician in Indonesia, where more than 500 pregnant women have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic (Al Jazeera, July 7)
Because there haven’t been studies like this that have been done before, we have the ability to find new genes that are essential for [fetal] development and viability and reveal new biology on the types of mutations affecting fertility.–Ira Room, professor of genetics and director of the Yale Center for Genomic Health, at a Yale School of Medicine story announcing $ 8 million federal grant to Hall and colleagues to study recurrent miscarriages (July 2)
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