The Coronavirus Patients Betrayed by Their Own Immune Systems

The Coronavirus Patients Betrayed by Their Own Immune Systems

A patient battling a cytokine storm may have an abnormally fast heart rate, fever and a drop in blood pressure. Apart from a surge in interleukin-6, the body may also show high swirling levels of molecules called interleukin-1, interferon-gamma, C-reactive protein and tumor necrosis factor-alpha. This storm, if it develops, becomes obvious a few days […]