elongated blue bacterial cells on a reddish-brown background
Gut Microbiome May Help or Hinder Defenses Against SARS-CoV-2
The health of the microbial community is associated with COVID-19 severity, but it’s not yet clear if the relationship is causal.
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Gut Microbiome May Help or Hinder Defenses Against SARS-CoV-2
Gut Microbiome May Help or Hinder Defenses Against SARS-CoV-2

The health of the microbial community is associated with COVID-19 severity, but it’s not yet clear if the relationship is causal.

The health of the microbial community is associated with COVID-19 severity, but it’s not yet clear if the relationship is causal.

ABOVE: iStock.com, Dr_Microbe
bacterial flora
Image of the Day: Hand Microbes
Emily Makowski | Oct 16, 2019
Microorganisms grown from a researcher’s hand are being used in an art contest.