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This story initially appeared on The Dialog
By William G. Bain , College of Pittsburgh ; Georgios D. Kitsios , College of Pittsburgh , and Tomeka L. Suber , College of Pittsburgh
A yr in the past, when US well being authorities issued their first warning that COVID-19 would trigger critical “disruptions to on a regular basis life,” medical doctors had no efficient therapies to supply past supportive care.
There isn’t any fast treatment but, however because of an unprecedented international analysis effort, numerous therapies are serving to sufferers survive COVID-19 and keep out of the hospital totally.
These handle two basic issues : the flexibility of the coronavirus to unfold by way of the physique, and the harm attributable to the physique’s immune