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New Finding Reveals Why Certain COVID Patients Die

“Interferons are like a fire alarm and a sprinkler system all in one,” said Rasmussen, who wasn’t involved in the new studies. Lab studies show interferons are suppressed in some people with COVID-19, perhaps by the virus itself. Interferons are…

1 in 6 COVID Patients Only Have Gastro Symptoms

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) – Though COVID-19 calls to mind common symptoms such as fever and cough, at least 16% of infected patients have only gastrointestinal symptoms, according to a large research…

Some COVID Patients See Faster Recovery, More Immunity

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Certain COVID-19 patients not only recover faster from the coronavirus, but their bodies also show longer-lasting immunity, according to a new study. “We’ve found a subset…

Patients With Worst COVID May Be Key Plasma Donors

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Oct. 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Factors such as sex, age and severity of the disease may help identify COVID-19 survivors who have high levels of antibodies that can protect against the disease,…