While pregnant women are included in those thought to be at high risk for COVID-19, not much is actually known yet about the virus' potential impacts on pregnancy.

But a University of Washington obstetrician and professor hopes to change that, shifting her lab's research into the new virus.

Dr. Kristina Adams Waldorf will move from Zika research to investigating such questions as whether the infection can affect a fetus' growth or placental health and whether this virus heightens the risk for preterm birth or stillbirth, according to UW Medicine.

Read the entire story at KOMO News and a related story at GeekWire. Kristina Adams Waldorf, Adjunct Professor of Global Health, is quoted.