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The Coronavirus Could Be Messing With Your Pain Perception — and That Could Help It Spread

A Canadian researcher has found that the virus that causes COVID-19 can hijack a pain receptor on our cells, using it to get into the cell, but also blocking its ability to signal pain. This could mean that the virus blocks the discomfort people would normally feel early in an infection, keeping them unaware that they’re sick and spreading the disease. Read more.

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