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What Is Causing Long-Term Lung Damage in Asymptomatic COVID-19 Cases?

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Scientists have made significant progress over the past few decades in understanding the role of hyaluronic acid in pulmonary health and disease – and now some suspect it could explain why some COVID-19 sufferers struggle with breathing. 

Hyaluronic acid is a molecule of extracellular matrix that is naturally produced in the body. Its main function is to act as a thin protective layer or lubricant, but it is also a key regulator of inflammation and fibrosis in the lung.

Past studies have shown a correlation between high levels of hyaluronic acid and spots throughout the lungs in X-ray ...