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    Default How The Coronavirus Shortcircuits The Immune System

    Gina Kolata
    June 26 2020

    At the beginning of the pandemic, the coronavirus looked to be another respiratory illness. But the virus has turned out to affect not just the lungs, but the kidneys, the heart and the circulatory system — even, somehow, our senses of smell and taste.
    Now researchers have discovered yet another unpleasant surprise. In many patients hospitalized with the coronavirus, the immune system is threatened by a depletion of certain essential cells, suggesting eerie parallels with H.I.V.


    Read more: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/26/h...8b0e20e9725adc

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    Default Re: How The Coronavirus Shortcircuits The Immune System

    This is one of the best explanations I've read about why children experience less severe COVID-19 infections. It's all about the thymus gland. My research shows that berries, cruciferous veggies, like broccoli & cabbage, vit. C, vit. E, and rosehips help to strengthen the thymus gland. Oh, and yoga exercises too! See more here:
    https://www.livestrong.com/article/5...ymus-function/

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