What parents and pregnant people need to know about COVID-19 with Andrea Garcia, JD, MPH


American Medical Association (AMA)

AMA’s Vice President of Science, Medicine and Public Health, Andrea Garcia, JD, MPH discusses how coronavirus infections affect newborns, infants, and toddlers. A new CDC study finds children under 5 who test positive for COVID are at higher risk of severe illness—especially after testing positive for another respiratory virus like flu or RSV.

Also new research on COVID and pregnancy finds that expectant mothers who test positive with COVID-19 have an increased risk of maternal death, severe maternal morbidities and adverse newborn outcomes. American Medical Association CXO Todd Unger hosts.