Scientist on the unusual property of covid: it combines the features of other viruses
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Scientist on the unusual property of covid: it combines the features of other viruses

18 November , 09:50Society
The combination of the features of a number of other viruses has become the most unusual feature of COVID-19.

It was told by the Virologist, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Head of the Laboratory of Biotechnology and Virology of the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Novosibirsk State University, Professor Sergey Netesov.

In an interview with Lenta.ru he said that a dangerous reaction of the immune system to covid - a cytokine storm - is also observed in other infections, including Ebola. Also, thrombus formation, a syndrome of disseminated blood coagulation, which is also characteristic of coronavirus, was found in Dengue fever, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever and hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome.

The scientist stressed that at least two dozen viruses can cause loss of smell. And this, recall, is considered almost the first sign of covid.

Let us note that the experts called new symptoms of coronavirus almost every week. Among the added signs of a new coronavirus infection were a rash on the legs, and irritation , and changes in hearing, and the first symptom of Spanish scientists, for example, called redness and a rash on the mucous membrane.

The experts also frightened citizens with the consequences of the infection, saying that after covid they would face Parkinson's disease, as well as other terrible side effects.

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