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Can west nile virus infect by unborn child?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
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In brief: West Nile virus

There have been reports of possible transmission of the virus from mother to child during pregnancy or breast feeding, but these have been rare and not confirmed conclusively.

In brief: West Nile virus

There have been reports of possible transmission of the virus from mother to child during pregnancy or breast feeding, but these have been rare and not confirmed conclusively.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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In brief: See below

There was one reported infection of a fetus who had complications.
However, it is uncertain if the infection caused the problems. Many more infants have been born to infected mothers, who were not infected. The advice is to contact your ob, if you get a west nile infection.

In brief: See below

There was one reported infection of a fetus who had complications.
However, it is uncertain if the infection caused the problems. Many more infants have been born to infected mothers, who were not infected. The advice is to contact your ob, if you get a west nile infection.
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