For months, it seemed that the more we learned about COVID-19, the worse the news was. It apparently wasn't enough for the coronavirus to be unpredictable in whether infection carried mild or lethal consequences because recovery can carry its own challenges.
By now, you've likely heard of the "long haul" patients who experience severe symptoms weeks after the virus is no longer present in their bodies. And if that wasn't enough, reports of permanent and potentially life-threatening brain issues prompted even greater concern about the long-term effects of the virus.
However, it seems we finally have the potential for some encouraging news as evidence is mounting to suggest a landmark theory into how the virus works may actually equip us to understand it.
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