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COVID-19 Published Papers

Published Papers on COVID-19

(some papers ARE UNPUBLISHED but under the present circumstances have been made available by the publishers for open access)

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Check out the PubMed article roundup for the latest results or browse articles directly below. JAMA has also assembled a COVID-19 resource center.
  1. Clinical characteristics and intrauterine vertical transmission potential of COVID-19 infection in nine pregnant women: a retrospective review of medical records. Huijun Chen, Juanjuan Guo, Chen Wang, Fan Luo, Xuechen Yu, Wei Zhang, Jiafu Li, Dongchi Zhao, Dan Xu, Qing Gong, Jing Liao, Huixia Yang, Wei Hou, Yuanzhen Zhang. The Lancet. 12 February 2020 vol 395 (10226): 809-815.
    1. Correspondence: Clinical Characteristics of Pregnant Women with Covid-19 in Wuhan, China. Lian Chen, MD; Qin Li, PhD; Danni Zheng, M.Med.Sc.; Hai Jiang, M.Med.Sc.; Yuan Wei, MD; Li Zou, MD, PhD; Ling Feng, MD, PhD; Guoping Xiong, MD, PhD; Guoqiang Sun, M.Med; Haibo Wang, MB, BS, MPH; Yangyu Zhao, MD, PhD; Jie Qiao, MD, PhD. NEJM. April 17, 2020 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc2009226
    2. Correspondence: More on Clinical Characteristics of Pregnant Women with Covid-19 in Wuhan, China. L.M. Mofenson, MD; A.Ciaranello, MD, MPH. NEJM. July 8, 2020 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc2016881
  2. Novel corona virus disease (COVID-19) in pregnancy: What clinical recommendations to follow? Huan Liang, Ganesh Acharya. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2020 vol 9 (44) 439-442.
  3. An Analysis of 38 Pregnant Women with COVID-19, Their Newborn Infants, and Maternal-Fetal Transmission of SARS-CoV-2: Maternal Coronavirus Infections and Pregnancy Outcomes. David A Schwartz. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2020
  4. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Pregnancy: What obstetricians need to know. Sonja A. Rasmussen, MD, MS, John C. Smulian, MD, MPH, John A. Lednicky, PhD, Tony S. Wen, MD, Denise J. Jamieson, MD, MPH. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 2020
  5. Pregnancy and Perinatal Outcomes of Women With Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pneumonia: A Preliminary Analysis. Dehan Liu, Lin Li, Xin Wu Dandan Zheng, Jiazheng Wang, Lian Yang, Chuansheng Zheng. American Journal of Roentgenology. 2020 pp. 1-6.
  6. Neonatal Early-Onset Infection With SARS-CoV-2 in 33 Neonates Born to Mothers With COVID-19 in Wuhan, China. Lingkong Zeng, MD Shiwen Xia, MD Wenhao Yuan, MD Kai Yan, MD, Feifan Xiao, MS Jianbo Shao, MD Wenhao Zhou, MD JAMA Pediatr, 2020
  7. Clinical analysis of 10 neonates born to mothers with 2019-nCoV pneumonia. Huaping Zhu, Lin Wang, Chengzhi Fang, Sicong Peng, Lianhong Zhang, Guiping Chang, Shiwen Xia, Wenhao Zhou. Transl Pediatr, 2020 vol 9 (1) pp 51-60
  8. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Pregnancy: Responding to a Rapidly Evolving Situation. Sonja A. Rasmussen, MD, MS, and Denise J. Jamieson, MPH. Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2020.
  9. COVID-19 in pregnancy with comorbidities: More liberal testing strategy is needed. Gidlöf S, Savchenko J, Brune T, Josefsson H. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2020 Apr 6. doi: 10.1111/aogs.13862. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Maternal and neonatal outcomes of pregnant women with COVID-19 pneumonia: a case-control study. Na Li, MD , Lefei Han, MPH , Min Peng, MD ,Yuxia Lv, MM , Yin Ouyang, MM , Kui Liu, MM , Linli Yue, MM , Qiannan Li, MM , Guoqiang Sun, MM , Lin Chen, MD , Lin Yang, PhD. Clin Infect Dis. 2020 Mar 30. pii: ciaa352. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciaa352. [Epub ahead of print]
  11. Experience of Clinical Management for Pregnant Women and Newborns with Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia in Tongji Hospital, China. Shao-shuai WANG, Xuan ZHOU, Xing-guang LIN, Yan-yan LIU, Jian-li WU, Lali Mwamaka Sharifu, Xiao-lin HU, Zhi-hui RONG, Wei LIU, Xiao-ping LUO, Zhuo CHEN, Wan-jiang ZENG, Su-hua CHEN, Ding MA, Ling CHEN, Ling FENG. Curr Med Sci 2020 vol 6 (2) pp 1-5.
  12. What are the risks of COVID-19 infection in pregnant women? Qiao, Jie. The Lancet 2020 vol 395 (10226) pp 760-762.
  13. Global interim guidance on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) during pregnancy and puerperium from FIGO and allied partners: Information for healthcare professionals. Poon LC, Yang H, Kapur A, Melamed N, Dao B, Divakar H, David McIntyre H, Kihara AB, Ayres-de-Campos D, Ferrazzi EM, Carlo Di Renzo G, Hod M. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2020 Apr 4. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.13156. [Epub ahead of print]
  14. Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic and Pregnancy. Pradip Dashraath, Wong Jing Lin Jeslyn, Lim Mei Xian Karen et al. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2020
  15. COVID-19 and ART: The view of the Italian Society of Fertility and Sterility and Reproductive Medicine. Alberto Vaiarelli, Carlo Bulletti, Danilo Cimadomo, Andrea Borini, Carlo Alviggi, Silvia Ajossa, Paola Anserini, Gianluca Gennarelli, Maurizio Guido, Paolo Emanuele Levi-Setti , Antonio Palagiano, Roberto Palermo, Valeria Savasi , Antonio Pellicer, Laura Rienzi, Filippo Maria Ubaldi. RBMOnline 2020
  16. COVID-19: The perspective of Italian embryologists managing the IVF laboratory in pandemic emergency. Lucia De Santis, Attilio Anastasi, Danilo Cimadomo. Hum Rep 2020, letters to the editor pp1-2.
  17. COVID-19: lessons from the Italian Reproductive Medical Experience. La Marca A., Niederberger C, Pellicer A, Nelson SM. 
  18. Centring sexual and reproductive health and justice in the global COVID-19 response. Kelli Stidham Hall, Goleen Samari, Samantha Garbers, Sara E Casey, Dazon Dixon Diallo, Miriam Orcutt et al. The Lancet. Vol 395 (10231): 1175-1177. April 11, 2020
  19. No evidence of SARS-CoV-2 in semen of males recovering from COVID-19. Feng Pan, M.D., Xingyuan Xiao, M.D., Jingtao Guo, Ph.D., Yarong Song, M.D., Honggang Li, M.D., Darshan P. Patel, M.D., Adam M. Spivak, M.D., Joseph, P. Alukal, M.D., Xiaoping Zhang, M.D., Chengliang Xiong, M.D., Philip S. Li, M.D., James M. Hotaling, M.D., M.S. Fertility and Sterility. 14 April 2020.
  20. Universal Screening for SARS-CoV-2 in Women Admitted for Delivery. Desmond Sutton, M.D. Karin Fuchs, M.D., M.H.A. Mary D’Alton, M.D., Dena Goffman, M.D. New England Journal of Medicine. 13 April 2020.
  21. Clinical Characteristics of Pregnant Women with Covid-19 in Wuhan, China. Lian Chen, M.D. Qin Li, Ph.D. Danni Zheng, M.Med.Sc. Hai Jiang, M.Med.Sc. Yuan Wei, M.D. New England Journal of Medicine. 17 April 2020.
  22. Severe COVID-19 during Pregnancy and Possible Vertical Transmission. Alzamora María Claudia, Paredes Tania, Cáceres David et al. Am J Perinatol 2020 (Efirst): 1-5.   
  23. A review of initial data on pregnancy during the COVID-19 out- break: implications for assisted reproductive treatments. Pedro AA Monteleone, Mayra Nakano, Victor Lazar, Alecsandra P Gomes, Hamilton de Martin, Tatiana CS Bonetti JBRA Assisted Reproduction 2020 24(2):219-225 doi: 10.5935/1518-0557.20200030. 
  24. A systematic scoping review of COVID-19 during pregnancy and childbirth. Elshafeey F, Magdi R, Hindi N, Elshebiny M, Farrag N, Mahdy S, Sabbour M, Gebril S, Nasser M, Kamel M, Amir A, Emara MM, Nabhan A. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2020 Apr 24. doi: 10.1002/ijgo.13182.
  25. Clinical Characteristics and Results of Semen Tests Among Men With Coronavirus Disease 2019. Diangeng Li, PhD; Meiling Jin, MD; Pengtao Bao, PhD; et al. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(5):e208292. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.8292
  26. Characteristics and outcomes of pregnant women hospitalised with confirmed SARS-CoV-2. Marian Knight, Kathryn Bunch, Nicola Vousden, Edward Morris, Nigel Simpson, Chris Gale, Patrick O’Brien, Maria Quigley, Peter Brocklehurst, Jennifer J Kurinczuk, On behalf of the UK Obstetric Surveillance System SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Pregnancy Collaborative Group. BMJ 2020, 55: 2107-7
  27. COVID-19 and assisted reproductive technology services: repercussions for patients and proposal for individualized clinical management. C. Alviggi, S.C. Esteves,R. Orvieto, A. Conforti, A. La Marca, R. Fischer, C.Y. Andersen, K. Bühler, S.K. Sunkara, N.P. Polyzos, I. Strina, L. Carbone, F.C. Bento, D. Galliano, H. Yarali, L.N. Vuong, M. Grynberg, P. Drakopoulos, P. Xavier, J. Llacer, F. Neuspiller, M. Horton, M. Roque, E. Papanikolaou, M. Banker, M.H. Dahan, S. Foong, H. Tournaye, C. Blockeel, A. Vaiarelli, P. Humaidan, F.M. Ubaldi,and on behalf of the POSEIDON (Patient-Oriented Strategies Encompassing IndividualizeD Oocyte Number) group
  28. Placental Pathology in COVID-19. Elisheva D Shanes, MD, Leena B Mithal, MD, MSCI, Sebastian Otero, Hooman A Azad, Emily S Miller, MD, MPH, Jeffery A Goldstein, MD, PhD
  29. scRNA-seq Profiling of Human Testes Reveals the Presence of the ACE2 Receptor, A Target for SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Spermatogonia, Leydig and Sertoli Cells. Wang, Z., & Xu, X. 
  30. Detection of SARS-CoV-2 in human breastmilk. Grob, R., Conzelmann, C., Müller, J. A., Stenger, S., Steinhart, K., Kirchhoff, F., & Münch, J.
  31. Association of COVID-19 with pregnancy outcomes in health-care workers and general women. Khan, S., Jun, L., Nawsherwan, Siddique, R., Li, Y., Han, G., et al. 
  32. Coronavirus disease 2019 in pregnancy: early lessons. Breslin, N., Baptiste, C., Miller, R., Fuchs, K., Goffman, D., Gyamfi-Bannerman, C., & D’Alton, M.
  33. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) and COVID-19 infection during pregnancy. Al-Tawfiq, J. A. 
  34. A pregnant woman with COVID-19 in Central America. Zambrano, L. I., Fuentes-Barahona, I. C., Bejarano-Torres, D. A., Bustillo, C., Gonzales, G., Vallecillo-Chinchilla, G., et al. 
  35. Clinical features and obstetric and neonatal outcomes of pregnant patients with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China: a retrospective, single-centre, descriptive study. Yu, N., Li, W., Kang, Q., Xiong, Z., Wang, S., Lin, X., et al. 
  36. Caring for Women Who Are Planning a Pregnancy, Pregnant, or Postpartum During the COVID-19 Pandemic Sonja A. Rasmussen, MD, MS; Denise J. Jamieson, MD, MPH. JAMA. Published online June 5, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.8883 
  37. Association Between Mode of Delivery Among Pregnant Women With COVID-19 and Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes in Spain Oscar Martínez-Perez, MD, PhD; Manon Vouga, MD, PhD; Sara Cruz Melguizo, MD, PhD, et al. JAMA. Published online June 8, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.10125 
  38. A picture of the covid-19 impact on IVIRMA fertility treatment clinics in Spain and Italy Antonio Requena, María Cruz, Vanessa Vergara, Nicolás Prados, Daniela Galliano, Antonio Pellicer. RBMO. Published: April 25, 2020. DOI: 
  39. Associations Between Built Environment, Neighborhood Socioeconomic Status, and SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Pregnant Women in New York City Ukachi N. Emeruwa, MD, MPH; Samsiya Ona, MD; Jeffrey L. Shaman, PhD; et al. JAMA. Published online June 18, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.11370 
  40. Is Pregnancy a risk factor for COVID-19? Phoswa WN, Khaliq OP.Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2020 Jun 27:S0301-2115(20)30433-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2020.06.058. 
  41. Analysis of the susceptibility to COVID-19 in pregnancy and recommendations on potential drug screening Zhao X, Jiang Y, Zhao Y, Xi H, Liu C, Qu F, Feng X. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2020 Jul;39(7):1209-1220. doi: 10.1007/s10096-020-03897-6. Epub 2020 Apr 23. 
  42. Maternal and neonatal outcomes associated with COVID-19 infection: A systematic review. Vinayak Smith, Densearn Seo, Ritesh Warty, Olivia Payne , Mohamed Salih , Ken Lee Chin, Richard Ofori-Asenso , Sathya Krishnan , Fabricio da Silva Costa, Beverley Vollenhoven , Euan Wallace. PLoS One 
  43. Change in the Incidence of Stillbirth and Preterm Delivery During the COVID-19 Pandemic Asma Khalil, MD; Peter von Dadelszen, PhD; Tim Draycott, MD, Austin Ugwumadu, PhD; Pat O’Brien, MBBCh, MRCOG, MFFP; Laura Magee, PhD. JAMA. Published online July 10, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.12746 
  44. COVID-19 outbreak and decreased hospitalisation of pregnant women in labour Vimla Kumari; Kalpana Mehta; Rahul Choudhary. The Lancet Global Health. Published online July 14, 2020. DOI: 
  45. SARS-CoV-2 infection in pregnancy: A systematic review and metaanalysis of clinical features and pregnancy outcomes Asma Khalil; Erkan Kalafat; Can Benlioglu; Pat O’Brien; Edward Morris; Tim Draycott; Shakila Thangaratinam; Kirsty Le Doare; Paul Heath;Shamez Ladhani; Peter von Dadelszen; Laura A. Magee. EClinicalMedicine. July 03, 2020DOI: 
  46. ISUOG Safety Committee Position Statement on safe performance of obstetric and gynecological scans and equipment cleaning in context of COVID‐19 L. C. Poon; J. S. Abramowicz; A. Dall'Asta; R. Sande; G. ter Haar; K. Maršal; C. Brezinka; P. Miloro; J. Basseal; S. C. Westerway; R. S. Abu‐Rustum; C. Lees. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 23 March 2020 
  47. Transplacental transmission of SARS-CoV-2 infection Vivanti, A.J., Vauloup-Fellous, C., Prevot, S. et al. Transplacental transmission of SARS-CoV-2 infection. Nat Commun 11, 3572 (2020). 

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