History might have been written differently if the first Chinese study on Jan 25, 2019 had read the SI table showing Prevotella colonization instead of just the standard aetiological reports [post]

Sandeep Chakraborty
2020 unpublished
The SI Table (pdf link) held all the answers. If only the authors of the Wuhan pre-print (they published the first SARS-Cov2 genome) on 25th Jan [1], now published [2], had read it in details, they would have made the connection to Prevotella (28% of reads) and the patient's symptoms (note, there is enough viral load as well). And the history of this Covid19 pandemic might have been different.I have followed this thread - SARS-Cov2 enables anaerobic bacteria - by analyzing more that 25
more » ... re that 25 patient's metagenome over the next few months [3]. Here, I retrospectively look at the case history, noting specifically that non-invasive ventilation led to worsening of the patient's condition.
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