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Why Lying Face-Down Helps Relieve Coronavirus Symptoms

How ‘proning’ Covid-19 patients helps them breathe

Thousands of patients suffering from severe cases of Covid-19 are experiencing a simple treatment in hospitals throughout the world: They are being placed face-down on their hospital bed in a practice known as proning. This change in position is often enough to improve lung functionality



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Jesse Smith, MS

Medical student and molecular biologist. I write about science, medicine, vaccines and dogs…yes dogs.