The Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic as a threat to reproductive health and fetal life

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Dilan Çetinavcı
Ahmet Uğur Akman


Objective: Covid-19 disease has spread rapidly across the world since its first appearance in 2019. At the beginning of the pandemic, Covid-19 disease was thought to affect only the respiratory system, although it has since been realized that it causes numerous transient or permanent problems in various body systems.  One of these effects involves the reproductive system.

Several studies have investigated the effects of Covid-19 disease on the female and male reproductive systems. Embryological life depends on the fertilization of a healthy mature oocyte, a healthy mature sperm, and the continuation of pregnancy. The purpose of this article is to examine the effects of Covid-19 disease on the male and female reproductive systems and embryological life through a review of the current literature.


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Çetinavcı, D., & Akman, A. U. (2021). The Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic as a threat to reproductive health and fetal life. Medical Science and Discovery, 8(9), 509-513.
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