What We Know (And Still Don’t) About How COVID-19 Affects The Body
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
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As we continue to learn more about COVID-19, many questions remain about what happens to the human body during an infection.
While respiratory issues were initially thought to be the primary way COVID-19 manifests itself, a number of different side effects and illnesses ranging from blood clots to inflammation have since plagued patients and left physicians with a far more complicated picture of the virus.
With a year of research and response behind us, health experts are still learning more about the impact of COVID-19 on the human body.
Dr. Michele Ritter, an infectious disease specialist at UC San Diego Health, joined Midday Edition on Wednesday to share her expertise on COVID 19-related illness.
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