Research Examines CF Patients’ Susceptibility to COVID-19

Research Examines CF Patients’ Susceptibility to COVID-19

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Research Examines CF Patients’ Susceptibility to COVID-19

Researchers have developed a patient-derived model of cystic fibrosis (CF) to better understand whether these patients are more susceptible to COVID-19 infection and its associated serious complications. The project is being led by Ruobing “Ruby” Wang, MD, who cares for CF patients in the division of pulmonary medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and is an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. While clinical data available to date suggests that CF patients may not…

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