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Physical activity: benefits and challenges during the COVID‐19 pandemic

Dwyer MJ, Pasini M, De Dominicis S, Righi E

Abstarct: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) is a pandemic viral disease that had its first cases in the city of Wuhan, China, during December 2019. As of May 5, 2020, 3 665 912 patients have tested positive worldwide; of these, 257 337 died. 1 Similar to other coronaviruses, COVID‐19 infects the host's cells using a spike protein that links to the angiotensin‐converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptors expressed on various human cells such as the epithelial cells of the lung...

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