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COVID-19 and the gut

The severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which is the virus responsible for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), has infected over 625 million to date and caused over 6.5 million deaths. Although COVID-19 is primarily a respiratory disease, it…

COVID-19 may provoke IgA-associated vasculitis

In a recent case report posted to the Research Square* preprint server, scientists showed that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection provokes immunoglobulin A (IgA)-associated vasculitis (IgAV). Study: Infection of SARS-COV2 as a trigger for IgA-associated vasculitis. Image Credit:…