September 04, 2020

‘Carnage’ In A Lab Dish Shows How The Coronavirus May Damage The Heart-STAT

Maybe we should think of Covid-19 as a heart disease. When SARS-CoV-2 virus was added to human heart cells grown in lab dishes, the long muscle fibers that keep hearts beating were diced into short bits, alarming scientists at the San Francisco-based Gladstone Institutes, especially after they saw a similar phenomenon in heart tissue from Covid-19 patients’ autopsies. STAT, 09/04/2020