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Some People’s Bodies Learn to Live With Covid-19

The new science of ‘disease tolerance’ could open the door to revolutionary Covid-19 treatments

One of the tragic ironies of disease-causing infections is that, in many cases, it’s not the offending virus or bacteria that kills. At least not directly. It’s the immune system’s response to a pathogen — or, more…



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Markham Heid

I’m a long-time contributor at TIME and other media orgs. I write mostly about health. I grew up in Michigan, but these days I live in southwest Germany.