COVID Triggers Abnormalities in Immune Monocytes

River D'Almeida, Ph.D
2 min readOct 6, 2020

University of Manchester immunologists are the first to make an interesting observation about the white blood cells of patients with COVID-19. A particular subset of these cells, called monocytes, have been found to show strikingly abnormal features as a result of the respiratory infection. Spotting these signature aberrations in monocytes early could help hospital staff pinpoint patients most at risk of…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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