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Viral
0 SARS-CoV-2 can infect human myocardiocytes in vitro

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have discovered that SARS-CoV-2 can infect human myocardiocytes in vitro. COVID-19 infection can cause heart problems. This study demonstrates that this could be due to direct infection of myocardiocytes by the virus.

HIV / AIDS
0 Do brain cells spread HIV to peripheral organs?

Researchers at Rush University Medical Center (IL, USA) demonstrated that astrocytes, a type of brain cell can spread the HIV virus to peripheral organs, even when undergoing combination antiretroviral therapy (cART). Suggesting major improvement to current HIV treatments.

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