Association of Birth With vs Without Maternal SARS-CoV-2 Infection Exposure With Neurodevelopment

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JAMA Pediatrics

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What The Study Did: In this study that included 255 infants in New York city, birth during the pandemic but not in utero exposure to maternal SARS-CoV-2 infection was associated with differences in neurodevelopment at age 6 months.

Authors: Dani Dumitriu, M.D., Ph.D., of the Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.5563)

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