Prescribing Aspirin for Preeclampsia Prevention in Pregnant Women During COVID-19: Should or Shouldn’t?

Letter to Editor


1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perinatology Unit, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

2 Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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