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Newborn baby youngest to be diagnosed with coronavirus

Amid news that a 30-hour-old infant has contracted the coronavirus, there is growing speculation about the possibility of mother-to-fetus transmission. However, experts including global health policy fellow Peter Hotez warn against drawing such conclusions. The Guardian: http://bit.ly/3840qgN