‘White Lung’ Phenomenon Among China’s COVID-19 Spike

NTD Newsroom
By NTD Newsroom
January 5, 2023China in Focus

A pattern is emerging from China’s sweeping COVID-19 infections, and it’s sparking concerns about whether the virus has mutated or whether earlier strains of COVID-19 are driving the ongoing outbreak. Chinese citizens are dubbing the phenomenon “white lung.” It refers to how some COVID-19 patients’ lungs have turned partially white on CT scans—indicating fluid and infection.

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