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Liberia: pregnant woman recovers from COVID-19

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<p>The first pregnant woman in Liberia to test positive for coronavirus has given birth to a healthy baby girl.</p> <p>Sedia Marwolo, a nurse, contracted <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19 on duty and was transferred to a coronavirus intensive care unit in a military hospital east of the capital, Monrovia. </p> <p>Having recovered from the virus, she returned to give birth to a baby girl. Her husband and one of her three children also contracted the virus and recovered, too. </p> <p>But after surviving the ordeal, Marwolo says her family now face the stigma of having had a brush with <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19.</p> <p><strong><em><span class="caps">AFP</span></em></strong></p>
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