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Covid-19 Is Looking More and More Like an Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmunity may explain how the virus inflicts such widespread and unpredictable damage

Throughout the pandemic, doctors have noticed a confounding phenomenon: A lot of people infected by the coronavirus develop myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart that…

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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.