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Alarming number of pregnant COVID-19 patients hospitalized in August

Sep. 1, 2021—Vanderbilt University Hospital treated 39 pregnant patients hospitalized with active COVID-19 infections in August, 10 of whom were admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU).

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VUMC sees increase of COVID-19 in pregnant patients

Aug. 2, 2021—Physicians at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have recently noticed an increase in pregnant patients ill with COVID-19. These cases are especially concerning due an increased risk of hospitalization, ICU admission, need for mechanical ventilation and ventilatory support, and increased risk of death in pregnant patients with COVID-19 compared to non-pregnant patients.

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Researcher explores coronavirus risks for pregnant women

Mar. 30, 2020—The novel coronavirus, known as COVID-19, is raising concern about the impact of the illness on pregnant women.

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