Possible Vertical Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 From an Infected Mother to Her Newborn

JAMA. 2020 Mar 26;323(18):1846-1848. doi: 10.1001/jama.2020.4621. Online ahead of print.


This case report describes birth of an infant with elevated anti–SARS-CoV-2 IgM antibodies and cytokine levels to a mother with polymerase chain reaction–confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) despite no physical contact.