Coronavirus that causes Covid-19 can produce more than three times as many pathogens than Sars strain, HKU study reveals
The coronavirus that causes Covid-19 can produce more than three times the amount of pathogens than the strain that caused the severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars) outbreak in 2003, although patients may display less inflammatory and immune responses, a study has found.The finding from the research, led by prominent Hong Kong microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung, is the first of its kind based on tests conducted on lung tissue removed from Covid-19 patients. The results underlined the virality of…
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