SARS-CoV-2 infection during pregnancy may cause inflammatory immune responses in the fetus, even if the virus does not infect the placenta, according to a small National Institutes of Health study published yesterday in the journal Nature Communications. The authors call for further study of the potential long-term effects of this inflammatory process on infants.

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