Coronavirus Detected in Semen of Covid-19 Patients


The new coronavirus has been found in the sperm of infected individuals, according to Chinese researchers, suggesting the possibility that the virus is sexually transmitted.

The study, warn other researchers, also raises many questions. It does not explain the amount of viral load present in the semen; nor has it examined whether the virus can be transmitted through sexual activity. The study, conducted at Shangqiu Municipal Hospital in China, was described in a research letter published Thursday by the JAMA Network of medical …


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