Nosedive: Poor Nasal Antiviral Responses Linked to Severe COVID

River D'Almeida, Ph.D
2 min readAug 5, 2021

Those with mild symptoms manage to keep the coronavirus out of the lower airways

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Talking, singing, coughing-all of these can spread COVID-19 from an infected person via respiratory aerosols. These tiny droplets, once inhaled, enter the respiratory system, where the SARS-CoV-2 virus latches onto cell surface receptors and begins to wreak havoc. Many…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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