He ran marathons and was fit. So why did Covid-19 almost kill him?

In many coronavirus patients, the immune response can get out of hand, leading to a dangerous inflammation and fluid buildup in the lungs.The massive over-reaction is known as cytokine-storm, is believed to be a major reason a growing number of exceedingly fit people find themselves fighting for their lives.

Publisher: STAT | Author: Gabrielle Glaser

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cytokine storm and infection data
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2020-04-21 (Modified: 2021-05-18)

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