Nearly 1 in 10 Pregnant Women Who Get COVID Develop Long COVID

FRIDAY, July 12, 2025 (HealthDay News) -- Almost 10% of women who get COVID during pregnancy develop long-lasting symptoms, and a new study suggests doctors may be overlooking them.

"I doubt most obstetric clinicians are as aware of Long COVID as perhaps we should be," said study co-leader Dr. Torri Metz, vice chair of obstetrics and gynecology at University of Utah Health.

"But people are having these symptoms, and we need to make sure that we're not forgetting that these could be long-term manifestations of their SARS-CoV-2 infection," Metz added in a university news release.

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