Autopsies Indicate Blood Clots Are Lethal in COVID-19
Autopsies Indicate Blood Clots Are Lethal in COVID-19
A pathologist describes his observations from examining the bodies of those who succumbed to the coronavirus.
Autopsies Indicate Blood Clots Are Lethal in COVID-19
Autopsies Indicate Blood Clots Are Lethal in COVID-19

A pathologist describes his observations from examining the bodies of those who succumbed to the coronavirus.

A pathologist describes his observations from examining the bodies of those who succumbed to the coronavirus.

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The Scientist Staff | Aug 8, 2017
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