Doctors scan lungs at Huoshenshan temporary hospital built for coronavirus patients in Wuhan on February 9, 2020. Researchers suggest that common testing methods would not detect all traces of the virus. Photo: Xinhua

Coronavirus may lurk deep in lungs after patients recover, study suggests

  • Postmortem of woman finds she had undetected traces in lungs after testing negative three times and being discharged from hospital
  • As WHO investigates why some recovered patients test positive again, the medical community works to assess any lasting effect on the body
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Doctors scan lungs at Huoshenshan temporary hospital built for coronavirus patients in Wuhan on February 9, 2020. Researchers suggest that common testing methods would not detect all traces of the virus. Photo: Xinhua
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