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The risk of stillbirth is about twice as high for women with COVID-19 compared to those without, and grew to about quadruple during the period when the delta variant became dominant, a large U.S. government study said Friday.

The analysis, carried out by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was based on more than 1.2 million deliveries between March 2020 and September 2021 from a large U.S. hospital database.

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