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New study finds how immune cells in the lungs can worsen Covid-19 infections

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Covid-19 has been seen to cause lung damage in some patients, even post-infection.
Covid-19 has been seen to cause lung damage in some patients, even post-infection.
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A new study has found that immune cells in the lungs can contribute to worsening a viral attack. 

The research published in the Immunity journal looked at how different kinds of immune cells called macrophages (which develop in the lungs) behave, and assessed which of them can cause severe lung diseases. Scientists believe that this discovery may contribute to the future treatment of Covid-19.

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