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The novel Coronavirus is a bizarre disease, which has baffled the medical community with its unusual pattern of spread, unpredictable clinical course, and its ability to affect almost any part of the human body. Silent hypoxemia, the phenomenon of having dangerously low oxygen levels without patients feeling very ill, is probably its most unique and deadly feature. Fortunately, it is also easy to identify at home — with the right equipment and knowledge.

Every cell in the human body needs a constant supply of oxygen. The lungs transfer oxygen from the atmosphere into the bloodstream, where red blood cells carry oxygen to the brain, heart, and everywhere else. …

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Zayed Yasin

Emergency physician & digital health entrepreneur. Medical Director, medtigo Care.

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