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Does Coronavirus Linger in the Body? What We Know about How Viruses in General Hang on in the Brain and Testicles
William Petri | The Conversation - TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Aug 2020

31 Jul 2020 – An unanswered question is the extent to which the virus can “hide out” in recovered individuals. If it does, could this explain some of the lingering symptoms of COVID-19 or pose a risk for transmission of infection to others even after recovery? I am a physician-scientist of infectious diseases at the University of Virginia, where I care for patients with infections and conduct research on COVID-19. Here I will briefly review what is known today about chronic or persistent COVID-19.

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