Tag: <span>respiratory system</span>

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Damage from COVID-19 beyond the lungs

The disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to be surrounded by many unknowns. For now, everything points to the lungs being the main organs in which the ravages of this infection are shown. But beyond these, its reach could extend to different organs, including the heart and blood vessels, the liver, kidneys, intestine,...

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Co-infection between SARS-CoV-2 and other respiratory pathogens

Early reports from China suggested that co-infection with other respiratory pathogens was rare. However, a new study performed in Northern California shows that co-infection rates between SARS-CoV-2 and other respiratory pathogens is higher than expected, with no significant difference in rates of SARS-CoV-2 infection in patients with and without other pathogens. In this way, from...