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Liver Disease Another Opening for COVID-19

Not only old age and other chronic conditions let in COVID-19. Those with liver damage are revealed as vulnerable and face eight times the risk of experiencing intensive care, mechanical ventilation, or death. CU Medicine researchers led an international hepatologists group in a statement pushing for better clinical management of COVID-19 liver disease sufferers…….

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Finding the Guts to Fight off COVID-19

A university research team has found that lower levels of “good” bacteria and higher levels of “bad” bacteria in the gut of people with COVID-19 has made it harder for them to fight off the virus. The team has since developed a probiotic supplement based on this research to enhance the “good” bacteria thereby offering hope to boosting immunity against the virus in everyone who could be at risk……

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粪便化验有助揪出新冠肺炎「隐形个案」

医学院测试本港14名确诊新冠肺炎患者的粪便样本,发现不论患者病情的严重程度,粪便样本均带有新型冠状病毒。当中有3人即使呼吸道样本不再发现病毒,其粪便样本却仍有病毒存在。研究结果显示患者大便验出病毒的情况普遍,相关测试可成为另一种筛查工具……