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There is no scientific evidence that breastmilk can spread the coronavirus. WHO recommends to continue breastfeeding.

In view of the situation with the new coronavirus (Covid-19) and the challenges it poses, the Ministry of Health explained that so far there is no scientific evidence to prove the transmission of the coronavirus through breastfeeding. The Technical Note No. 7/2020, by the Department of Strategic Programme Actions, Department of Primary Health Care of the Ministry of Health, Brazil,
in partnership with other entities, provides clarifications on this subject.