National active surveillance to understand and inform neonatal care in COVID-19
journal contributionposted on 18.06.2021, 11:06 by C Gale, M Knight, S Ladhani, ES Draper, D Sharkey, C Doherty, H Mactier, JJ Kurinczuk
The novel coronavirus severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) causes COVID-19 and has spread rapidly. COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the WHO on 12 March 2020. Robust, population-based data describing COVID-19 during pregnancy and the neonatal period are critical to understand and manage this global threat in these groups.