The study suggests coronavirus can infect T cells. Photo: Shutterstock The study suggests coronavirus can infect T cells. Photo: Shutterstock
The study suggests coronavirus can infect T cells. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus could attack immune system like HIV by targeting protective cells, warn scientists

  • Researchers in China and the US find that the virus that causes Covid-19 can destroy the T cells that are supposed to protect the body from harmful invaders
  • One doctor said concern is growing in medical circles that effect could be similar to HIV

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The study suggests coronavirus can infect T cells. Photo: Shutterstock The study suggests coronavirus can infect T cells. Photo: Shutterstock
The study suggests coronavirus can infect T cells. Photo: Shutterstock
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