SARS-CoV-2 infection can block pain, opening up unexpected new possibilities for research into pain relief medication

SARS-CoV-2 spike protein interferes with pain perception. SEBASTIAN KAULITZKI/Getty Images

Imagine being infected with a deadly virus that makes you impervious to pain. By the time you realize you are infected, it’s already too late…

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E. Rosalie

E. Rosalie

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Disasters & disinformation (public health + nat sec) @ Johns Hopkins | tracking media manipulation wherever it goes