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Coronavirus found in the victim’s lungs at autopsy one month after death. – The Washington Newsday

Scientists have found that the coronavirus can be found in dead human tissue after almost a month. After an autopsy was performed 27 days after the death of a COVID-19…

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Scientists have found that the coronavirus can be found in dead human tissue after almost a month. After an autopsy was performed 27 days after the death of a COVID-19 victim, researchers in the UK found that SARS-CoV-2 was present in the lungs, although a post-mortem nasal and throat swab tested negative for the virus.
The researchers write in BMJ case reports that the discovery “may have a significant impact on the handling of laboratory samples and the disposal of the body, and that these protocols…

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