FACTBOX-What doctors have learned about fighting COVID-19

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In the six months since an entirely new coronavirus began spreading around the world, doctors and hospitals have learned a lot about how to treat patients with COVID-19, the potentially deadly disease caused by the virus.
What doctors have learned about fighting COVID-19:

* Patients are at increased risk of blood clots, and blood-thinning agents can help.

* "Proning" - putting patients on their stomachs to relieve pressure on the lungs - can stave off the need for mechanical ventilation. * Besides the respiratory system and lungs, the coronavirus can attack many other organs, including the heart, liver, kidneys, and brain.

* The most promising treatments so far seem to be the anti-viral…
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