Covid can affect men’s reproductive health

US researchers have found that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, can infect the testes of infected hamsters, a finding that can have important implications for men’s reproductive health. Covid-19 affects more than just the lungs. As the pandemic continues, some patients have reported testicular pain and some reports have shown decreases in testosterone, a key hormone produced in the testes. More studies in humans are needed. 

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