COVID-19, a viral endocrinological disease?

Tiziana Grassi, Elena Varotto, Francesco M Galassi

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Ever since Chinese health officials informed the WHO of the presence of 44 patients suffering from an anomalous pneumonia apparently linked with the Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market (Wuhan City) on 3rd January 2020, a conspicuous number of scientific publications on COVID-19 have understandably focused either on the main clinical presentation of the novel pathological entity or the response of the immune system to its pathogenic agent, thus following in the footsteps of the established hermeneutical research approach of contemporary infectivological studies...
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)156-157
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Journal of Internal Medicine
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2020


  • endocrinology
  • SARS-Cov-2
  • COVID-19
  • ACE2
  • RAAS
  • inflammation
  • Bioarchaeology
  • Physical Anthropology
  • Covid-19


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