Maternal Side of a COVID-Impacted Placenta (image) Northwestern University Share Print E-Mail Caption The maternal side of a placenta from a patient with coronavirus, connected to the umbilical cord. Evidence of the disease process in the placenta is not visible in this photo. Credit Northwestern University Usage Restrictions Credit Northwestern University Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.