On November 7, Aldrin, a healthy baby boy in Singapore, was born with Covid-19 antibodies. His mother, Celine Ng-Chan, had contracted the virus in March on a family trip in Europe while 10 weeks pregnant. She and her daughter had a mild illness but her mother spent 29 days on life support. "It's very interesting. His pediatrician said my Covid-19 antibodies are gone but Aldrin has Covid-19 antibodies," said Ng-Chan. According to the World Health Organization, it is still unknown whether women can pass the coronavirus on to their fetus or newborn child during pregnancy or delivery. But the WHO also reports that expectant mothers appear to be at a greater risk of developing severe Covid-19 symptoms and are advised to take adequate precautions, including wearing a mask, social distancing, hand-washing and even getting the flu shot.

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