Corona Calls

Corona Calls for 08.14.2023: Mitochondria and Long Covid

Discussed in this episode:

  • A new paper in Science Translational Medicine draws results from animal experiments, human samples, and human autopsies to suggest a mechanism for some cases of Long Covid: the virus binds to a protein on our cells’ mitochondria and can enduringly alter their function.

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