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Originally Posted by Shimagnolo View Post
Now this is interesting. So he is saying the problem is not the lungs, but in getting O2 into the bloodstream.
Here is a PDF file of a recent paper: Covid-19: acquired acute porphyria hypothesis
The theory is that porphyria, (a normally inherited disease), is being caused by the virus, interfering with the blood hemoglobin:

https://osf.io/4wkfy/download/?format=pdf
That sounds familiar. Wasn't there a debunked computer based study about a month ago that suggested that COVID was attacking blood hemoglobin?

Caveat: I know nothing of this other than they both involve a hemoglobin-based theory.

http://scholar.google.com/scholar_ur...=1&oi=scholarr
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