COVID-19 patients in ICUs: Study reveals an increased risk of invasive fungal secondary infections

COVID-19 patients in ICUs: Study reveals an increased risk of invasive fungal secondary infections

It has been demonstrated that patients with severe influenza virus respiratory infections are at high risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and susceptible to developing invasive aspergillosis, a secondary infection caused by microscopic fungi. SARS-CoV-2 infection can also cause severe ARDS requiring mechanical ventilation. COVID-19 patients are therefore at risk of developing invasive fungal infections (IFIs) such as invasive aspergillosis. Read the full Press Release here
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Virus related to SARS-CoV-2 found in bats in Cambodia

Virus related to SARS-CoV-2 found in bats in Cambodia

What are the origins of SARS-CoV-2? This is the world’s most pressing scientific puzzle. Its pieces scattered throughout the world are currently being sought out by scientists. Their goal: to track down the culprit for the largest health crisis to hit the globe in the past century. Read the full Press Release here
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