Medical Health Cluster


Endocrine System Vulnerable to Disruption From COVID-19

COVID-19 affects many organs of the body. The endocrine system is particularly vulnerable because of the expression of the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptor in various endocrine glands. In 2020, Canadian researchers reported that ACE2 is the entry port that allows COVID-19 into cells, thus making certain endocrine glands susceptible to functional […]

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