This is stated in a study published in the journal Cell.

It was found that MDA-5 is the predominant sensor responsible for the activation of interferon.

It is noted that MDA-5 is an "immune police officer" that monitors COVID-19.

It is also reported that, thanks to the study, severe cases of coronavirus can be avoided in the future.

Earlier, Zoya Skorpileva, candidate of medical sciences, immunologist at the European Vaccination Center, spoke about the differences between common pneumonia and pneumonia in COVID-19.