Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: 8000 BCE

  • COVID-19: clinico-immunologic snapshot of a coronavirus

    S.E.S. MedinaBenbrook, Texas, United States A tiny mote of moisture, buoyed by silk-soft wind currents, is kicked and coaxed along a random path in space. The droplet carries a microscopic stowaway; a translucent, spherical, protein-encased, fatty bubble filled with the ostensibly lifeless essence of COVID-19, the virus known as SARS-CoV-2. Anonymous among the swirling detritus…