Weathering the cytokine storm in COVID-19: Telltale signs, therapeutic hope on the horizon

Good news about COVID-19 is at a premium these days. Encouraging reports about therapeutic options or vaccine development usually are either overly optimistic or entirely spurious. But scientific advancement is as relentless as the virus itself, and this is exemplified by a growing body of research into a potential association between cytokine storm syndrome and COVID-19.Randy Q. Cron, MD, PhD, of the Children’s Hospital of Alabama and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, described cytokine storm syndrome as an “overly exuberant” immune response to something like a viralRead More

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