viral persistence

  1. Shanti1

    Interview with Dr. Diane Griffin: Mechanisms of viral RNA persistence: Amy Proal interviews Diane Griffin

    Dr. Diane Griffin is the Alfred and Jill Sommer Professor and Chair in the Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She is also a professor of infectious diseases and of neurology at the Johns Hopkins University School of...
  2. Boba

    Study in Austria found Viral remnants and proteins in the gut of Long Covid patients

    -Edit: link to study in English https://www.gastrojournal.org/article/S0016-5085(22)00450-4/pdf- https://tirol.orf.at/stories/3154338/ The article is in german. Most important fact is the patients with viral debris in the gut had long covid symptoms, all without reservoirs didn’t have any LC...
  3. K

    Study reveals Ebola virus can hide in brain, persist even years after treatment published Feb 9/22

    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2022/02/220209154808.htm specifically in the brain ventricular system, in which cerebrospinal fluid is produced, circulated, and contained -- even when Ebola virus was cleared from all other organs." "During the past several years, Zeng's team at USAMRIID...
  4. Pyrrhus

    SARS-CoV-2 infects, replicates, [...] and activates immune cells in human testes (Costa et al., 2022)

    SARS-CoV-2 infects, replicates, elevates angiotensin II and activates immune cells in human testes (Costa et al., 2022) (pre-print) https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.02.05.22270327 Main points: The coronavirus infects sperm stem cells in the testicles more often than previously thought. Detecting...
  5. Pyrrhus

    Persistence of SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein in Long Covid up to 15 Months Post-Infection (Patterson et al., 2022)

    Persistence of SARS CoV-2 S1 Protein in CD16+ Monocytes in Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC) up to 15 Months Post-Infection (Patterson et al., 2022) https://doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2021.746021 A publication by Bruce Patterson and colleagues, regarding findings in the blood from Long Covid...
  6. Boba

    Covid 19 persistence for over a year - confirmed case in immunocompromised patient

    https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/an-american-woman-had-covid-19-for-a-year-this-is-what-doctors-learned-1.5635514
  7. junkcrap50

    SARS-Cov-2 Persists In Intestinal Enterocytes Up To 7 Months After Symptom Resolution

    https://www.croiconference.org/abstract/sars-cov-2-persists-in-intestinal-enterocytes-up-to-7-months-after-symptom-resolution/ Webcast of Presentation: http://www.croiwebcasts.org/p/2021croi/croi/115
  8. F

    Persistent coronaviral particles in the gut

    I just read this article: https://hms.harvard.edu/news/covid-19s-gut-connection and naturally was intrigued by the demonstration of persistent Covid viral particles in the gut. The work is fantastic! They demonstrated persistent viral particles in the guts of children who got the MIS-C syndrome...
  9. Jwarrior77

    The Causes of ME/CFS, POTS, and Chronic Illness - A patients opinion

    This is my opinion on the causes of these illnesses coming from a patient who suffers from these conditions. My opinion is based on my own experience, research from the top scientists studying this, and also other patients such as Jeff Wood, Jen Brea, and others who have contributed a lot of...
  10. Pyrrhus

    Persistence of RNA viruses is deadly real

    Remember the large Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa that started in 2013? Remember how many doctors went to West Africa to help contain the outbreak? Remember that Scottish nurse that contracted Ebola in West Africa, returned home, was fully treated and then their doctors declared the...
  11. Pyrrhus

    Neuroinflammation in Long Covid

    Well this is interesting... Here's a new, fascinating paper that detected inflammatory cells in the eye in Long Covid patients 2-3 months after infection. Since the optic nerve at the back of the eye is part of the nervous system, and the optic nerve is a major route for drainage of brain...