the disease doesn’t just affect the lungs. It also attacks the cardiovascular system

At the start of the pandemic, the concerns of the medical profession quickly focused on the complications observed in the pulmonary system. In the most severe cases, breathing difficulties appear very quickly, requiring intubation. But the more the weeks pass, the more the deleterious effect of SARS-CoV-2 becomes clear. And the complications turned out to … Read more

Health: coronaviruses could attack neurons

The family of human coronaviruses and other respiratory viruses could reach the central nervous system. The coronavirus responsible for COVID-19 also seems to be able to reach the brain. Loss of smell has been reported in a significant portion of affected individuals. This phenomenon could come from an infection of olfactory neurons, according to Professor … Read more

SARS-CoV-2: The virus also affects the vessels

The research showed that not only had the patient suffered from pneumonia, but that the inflammation affected the entire endothelium of various organs, the university said. The pathologist Varga also succeeded in the direct detection of SARS-CoV-2 in the endothelium and the cell death triggered there by the virus. The authors conclude that the new … Read more