Published: 2020-07-23

First delivery of a COVID-19 positive patient in Cameroon

Junie Y. Ngaha, Florent Y. Fouelifack, Madye A. Ngo Dingom, Marileine K. Kemme, Brigitte Wandji, Felix Essiben, Anicet Ngate, Jeanne H. Fouedjio, Charles E. Sone, Philemon N. Arrey, Serge Temkou, Gilles T. Libend, Jean J. Bissemou, Filbert E. Eko, Joel T. Momo, Larissa O. Essomba, Ahmadou H. Djoulatou, Ache Isseini, Monkaree B. Kutnjem, Colbert E. Bisong, Winnie T. Gouanfo, Rebecca Tonye, Georges E. Mballa, Pierre Ongolo-Zogo, Eugene Sobngwi, Pierre J. Fouda, Robinson E. Mbu


Since its appearance in China in December 2019, COVID-19 which is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus has become a real global health problem. Pregnant women are not immune to this novel infection, which makes it difficult for proper management of pregnancy and childbirth. Authors present here the first case of childbirth in Cameroon of a 19-year-old adolescent tested positive for COVID-19.


Cameroon, Central, Childbirth, COVID-19, Woman, Yaounde

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