Zambrano, L.D., Ellington, S., Strid, P., et al. (2020). Update: Characteristics of Symptomatic Women of Reproductive Age with Laboratory-Confirmed SARS-CoV-2 Infection by Pregnancy Status. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. November 2020.
The CDC’s recent morbidity and mortality weekly report (MMWR) indicates that pregnant women with COVID-19 are at increased risk for severe illness, compared with non-pregnant women with COVID-19. They recommend that pregnant women should be counseled about the risk for severe COVID-19 associated illness, including death, and that measures for SARS-CoV-2 prevention should be emphasized for pregnant women and their families.