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Saliva could hold clues to how sick you will get from COVID-19 – Science Magazine

Compared with nasal swabs, saliva tests may better reflect infection deep in the lungs

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Saliva tests for SARS-CoV-2 may indicate how a coronavirus patients disease will unfold, a new study suggests.
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By Robert F. ServiceJan. 13, 2021 , 5:10 PM
Sciences COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Pulitzer Center and the Heising-Simons Foundation.
To the known risk factors for developing severe COVID-19age, male sex, or any of a series of underlying conditionsa new study adds one more: high levels of the virus in your saliva. Standard COVID-19 tests…

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