Child with Covid-19 Antibody Born in Singapore

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While ten weeks pregnant, a 31-year-old Singaporean contracted Covid-19 in a mild form. Despite this, in November, cured of this disease, she gave birth to a healthy son. In addition, according to The Straits Times, doctors detected antibodies to him.

Doctors have found antibodies to the novel coronavirus in a newborn baby in a hospital in Singapore, The Straits Times reported on November 29.

According to her information, the 31-year-old mother tested positive for the coronavirus when she was ten weeks pregnant. Her illness was mild and two and a half weeks after being hospitalized, the woman returned home.

In November, she gave birth to a son, who was not tested positive for Covid-19, but had antibodies against it, says the daily.

“I transferred my Covid-19 antibodies to him”

“It’s very interesting. His pediatrician said my Covid-19 antibodies were gone but Aldrin [le nouveau-né en question, ndlr] has antibodies to Covid-19. My doctor suspects that I transferred my Covid-19 antibodies to him during my pregnancy, ”she says daily.

The Straits Times notes that this may not be the first such case in Singapore, as a child was born on April 26 to a woman who contracted the new coronavirus at the 36th week of pregnancy in March. It is he, according to the daily, who could be the first child born with antibodies to Covid-19.

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