Elemental
Published in

Elemental

Illustration:

The Nuance

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 that…

--

--

--

Your life, sourced by science. A publication from Medium about health and wellness.

Recommended from Medium

Cancer and Covid-19… Is there a trade-off?

China: How is its zero-Covid strategy changing?

Wear a Mask, Take The Vaccine, and Stop Being a Jerk

With a Little Help from our Friends . . . . .

Should Masks Still Be The Norm?

How is my life going during coronavirus?

Low-Hanging Fruit of Masks in COVID-19: What Went Wrong?

Lassa fever causes first death in UK : See symptoms & causes ;Get ready for next pandemic

Lassa fever causes first death in  UK : See symptoms & causes ;Get ready for next pandemic

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
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.

More from Medium

The Surprising Benefits Spring Cleaning Provide That Lead To a Happier and Healthier Life

Samosa: Spicy Staple Snack of Indian Subcontinent No one Can Resist

Memes Are Not the Only Things That Influence Our Culture

Why You Should Spend Time Walking Barefoot Every Day