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Irish Health Officials Study Possible COVID-19 Link To Stillbirths

COVID PLACENTITIS – Irish health authorities are currently investigating a potential link between COVID-19 and stillbirths.

Recently, there had been four stillbirths associated with a condition known as COVID Placentitis. This describes women who tested positive for the coronavirus who suffered stillbirths afterward.

COVID-19 Link To Stillbirths Investigated In Ireland
Image from: ABS-CBN

According to an article from ABS-CBN, this could’ve possibly been caused by infections in the Placenta due to COVID-19. Meanwhile, Ronan Glynn, the Deputy Chief Medical Officer in Ireland said:

I can’t give too much detail because there’s not too much more details to give at this point

As the pandemic progresses, the virus has taken on new forms. Furthermore, additional symptoms for the disease have also been discovered.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), they already expected COVID-19 to undergo mutations. Currently, WHO tagged the UK and South African, and Brazilian COVID-19 variants as “mutations of concern”.

Currently, Ireland has suffered 4,396 fatalities linked to COVID-19. Along wit this, the nation is under its third lockdown. On January, Ireland saw the highest rate of infection per capita in the world.

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