At the first swab the child was negative for Covid
(ANSA) – PADUA, SEPTEMBER 22 – In serious condition, hospitalized in intensive care at the Padua hospital, a newborn infected by his mother, not vaccinated and positive for Covid, is pouring. The baby did not have the virus at birth, the swab had given a negative result. Thus it was possible to authorize the resignation, to bring mother and son home. But after a few days, breastfed by the woman, the baby began to show symptoms of the infection. The woman returned to the hospital, and the diagnosis left no doubt: the newborn had contracted the Sars-Cov2 virus, probably, with contact with the mother and breastfeeding, which however is not a behavior advised against by doctors for positive new mothers. Now the little one is in very serious condition, in the intensive care of the pediatrics of Padua. Healthcare professionals are not unbalanced on the course. The president of the Veneto Region, Luca Zaia, made the story known today, in the press conference on Covid data. (HANDLE).