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#coronavirus viral load predicts need for ventilator and death risk

Coronavirus, Health, Science

When COVID-19 patients are admitted to the hospital because of pneumonia, doctors can estimate their risk of needing mechanical breathing support or dying based on their “viral load” – the amount of virus genetic material obtained by swabbing the back of the nose and throat

https://uk.reuters.com/article/idUKKBN27I2IQ