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  • PRO/AH/EDR> COVID-19 update (137): thrombosis risk, comment, variants, UK/India, WHO, global
    Sat, 17 Apr 2021 23:59:26 -0400
    COVID-19 -- Worldwide/Unknown
    Many viruses can hamper coagulation, including those that cause dengue fever and yellow fever. In more severe cases, they may lead to bleeding. This is why these diseases are considered hemorrhagic viral fevers. In a paper recently published in the science magazine "Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz," a group of 10 researchers argues that the new coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) should be the 1st agent recognized as acting in the opposite fashion, by increasing the formation of blood clots (also