What doctors have learned about fighting Covid-19

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Doctors across the planet are finding new things about the virus as the world continues to race to find a new vaccine.
What doctors have learned about fighting Covid-19

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Updated: Jun 28, 2020 13:09 IST

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.

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Reuters | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar
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