Covid-19: No live virus found in breast milk

IRCEP Scientific Advisor Anshu Banerjee, a senior advisor in the Department of Reproductive Health and Research at WHO, said only "fragments" of the virus had been detected in breast milk, not live virus.

COVID-19 vaccine must be a global public good: WHO briefing

Responding to two media questions, IRCEP Scientific Advisor Dr Anshu Banerjee, Dr Maria Van Kerkhove and Dr Michael Ryan reiterated existing guidance that recommends women continue to breastfeed, even with suspected or confirmed cases.

Miscarriage and Maternal Mortality in Pregnant COVID-19 Patients

IRCEP Scientific Advisor Kjersti Aagaard, reported another case series indicated mothers are at risk, too: seven pregnant women testing positive for COVID-19 died of cardiopulmonary complications.

Houston experts spell out what moms need to know about breastfeeding, COVID-19

IRCEP Scientific Advisor Dr. Kjersti Aagaard, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Baylor and Texas Children’s Hospital, also recommends that moms breastfeed.

How COVID-19 might affect expectant mothers and their unborn child (podcast)

Sarah Boseley speaks to IRCEP Scientific Advisor Dr. Sonja Rasmussen about this challenging topic. Credit: The Guardian, Science Weekly.

Coronavirus ‘is the Big One … I hope never to see bigger

IRCEP Scientific Advisor Dr. Marc Lipsitch talks about coming stressors on the health care system from coronavirus and loosening control measures.

4 Things Pregnant Women Should Know About Coronavirus And COVID-19

IRCEP Scientific Advisor Dr. Kjersti Aagaard shares some simple things expectant women should know about COVID-19 and the coronavirus that causes it.

Los contagiados en España pueden ser cinco o diez veces más que los que indican las cifras

In this interview in Spanish, IRCEP Scientific Advisor Dr. Francisco Bolúmar Montrull explains why the number of infected people in Spain may be 5 to 10 times higher than what is thought.

Infected women face postnatal risks

IRCEP Scientific Advisor Dr. Jie Qiao, a member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, provides her unique perspective of the pandemic from Wuhan, capital of Hubei province

The origins of COVID-19, what’s working now, and next steps for the American response (podcast)

IRCEP Scientific Advisor Dr. Sonja Rasmussen's experience with previous outbreaks provides a unique insight into the challenges we face today Credit: Homeland Preparedness News.