Gravediggers carry the casket of someone presumed to have died from Covid-19 at a cemetery in the Staten Island borough of New York. Photo: AP
Gravediggers carry the casket of someone presumed to have died from Covid-19 at a cemetery in the Staten Island borough of New York. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: from ‘Covid toe’ to brain death, blood clots could be the real Covid-19 killer

  • Clotting disorders in Covid-19 patients were noted as far back as February, but doctors are now looking more closely at the damage they can cause
  • Deadly blockages can occur deep in the lungs and also damage other vital organs such as the heart, brain, kidneys, liver, bowel, and other tissues

Gravediggers carry the casket of someone presumed to have died from Covid-19 at a cemetery in the Staten Island borough of New York. Photo: AP
Gravediggers carry the casket of someone presumed to have died from Covid-19 at a cemetery in the Staten Island borough of New York. Photo: AP
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