Coronavirus

Information and Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics logo

The American Academy of Pediatrics has provided this information about COVID19, and will be updating it as more knowledge is generated.

Find the Masks logo

Find the Masks works in collaboration with GetUsPPE.org, a coalition working to fill the void in resource donation and allocation of personal protective equipment. Visit the website to learn more about both donations and needs of PPE here.

New coronavirus leaves pregnant women with wrenching choices—but little data to guide them
New coronavirus leaves pregnant women with wrenching choices—but little data to guide them

In: Science magazine. Read here.

COVID-19: Separating Infected Mothers from Newborns: Weighing the Risks and Benefits
COVID-19: Separating Infected Mothers from Newborns: Weighing the Risks and Benefits

In: Harvard Medical School Trends in Medicine. Read here.

Joint Centre for Bioethics at the University of Toronto

In addition to this ethics resource for medical students, professionals, and other interested individuals surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of medical students and faculty have developed the one-page “At a Glance” reference sheet at left.

Should New Mothers With Covid-19 Be Separated From Their Newborns?

The Covid-19 pandemic has been characterized by many unknowns, chief among them in the world of pediatric ethics is the question of separating mothers who are infected or suspected of being infected from their newborns after delivery to reduce the risk of mother-to-child transmission. Guidance on this issue is conflicting. This Hastings Bioethics Forum article reviews the issues.

By: Stowe Locke Teti, Christy Cummings, Louise P. King, Cynthia C. Coleman, Kayla Tabari and Christine Mitchell

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