Medical workers attend to a patient in Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters Medical workers attend to a patient in Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
Medical workers attend to a patient in Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters

Man killed by coronavirus had organ damage similar to that caused by Sars, study finds

  • Pathological features of Covid-19 greatly resemble those seen in Sars and Mers, say researchers in Beijing, who used samples from 50-year-old
  • Corticosteroid treatment should be considered, their report says, but other studies suggest the anti-inflammatory drugs cause complications

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Medical workers attend to a patient in Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters Medical workers attend to a patient in Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
Medical workers attend to a patient in Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
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