While the world is transfixed by the high-stakes race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine, an equally crucial competition is heating up to produce targeted antibodies that could provide an instant immunity boost against the virus.
Publishers: Science Mag
How does coronavirus kill? Clinicians trace a ferocious rampage through the body, from brain to toes
As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 surges past 2.2 million globally and deaths surpass 150,000, clinicians and pathologists are struggling to understand the damage wrought by the coronavirus as it tears through the body. They are realizing that although the lungs are ground zero, its reach can extend to many organs including the heart and blood vessels, kidneys, gut, and brain.
You may be able to spread coronavirus just by breathing, new report finds
National Academy of Sciences finding lends support to widespread use of masks and suggests that the novel coronavirus can spread through the air from normal breathing.