Covid-19 severe or mild case? Portuguese researchers have discovered why?

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The Institute for Research and Innovation in Health (i3S) at the University of Porto announced on Wednesday it has discovered the mechanism that defines why the severity of COVID-19 is so variable in each infected person.

According to an official statement from i3S, a change in T lymphocytes explains “why SARS-CoV-2 infection causes mild or even asymptomatic disease in some individuals and severe and complicated disease in others.”

The study, led by researcher Salome Pinho, showed that circulating T cells “provide protection against the virus” by “exchanging their...


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Covid-19 severe or mild case? Portuguese researchers have discovered why?


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