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Covid-19: Lung damage ‘identified’ in study – BBC News

Researchers are to investigate whether young people and those not in hospital could be affected.



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By Pallab GhoshScience correspondent
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Covid-19 could be causing lung abnormalities still detectable more than three months after patients are infected, researchers suggest.
A study of 10 patients at Oxford University used a novel scanning technique to identify damage not picked up by conventional scans.
It uses a gas called Xenon during MRI scans to create images of lung damage.
Lung experts said a test that could spot long-term damage would make a huge difference to Covid…

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