Student Research Opportunities Program
- The SARS-CoV-2 virus could spread from COVID-19 positive parent to infant through breast milk ingestion.
- Breast milk could have SARS-CoV-2 inhibitory properties.
The purpose of testing breast milk for SARS-CoV-2 genetic markers are to find out if breast milk from COVID-19 positive patients can be safely given to infants.
Ness, Heather, "Can SARS-CoV-2 be deleted in breastmilk?" (2020). Undergraduate Research Events. 1.