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Covid-19 patients may have experienced cytokine storms

21 May 2020

Rheumatologist Dr Jessica Manson (UCL Surgery and Interventional Sciences) explains a study looking at ‘cytokine storms’, where the body has released of ‘a storm’ of too many cytokine proteins in the immune system, which can further damage the patient’s immune system.

Listen: BBC World Service Radio’s ‘Health Check’ (from 18 mins, 30 secs)