How does the new coronavirus affect the lungs?

1 Answer

  • 2 months ago

    If you're lucky, nothing. Damage can be minor, where the worst that happens is while sick you have trouble breathing, like you might have with a bad cold. 

    Worse case your lungs can become scarred, which can diminish their ability to expand when you breath in, or reduce O2 absorption to a level that put you in need of supplemental oxygen use when you walk, climb stairs, or exert yourself. 

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