Calming the cytokine storm

In severe cases, COVID-19 causes a patient’s immune system to go into overdrive. Termed the ‘cytokine storm,’ this creates hyperinflammation which wreaks havoc on the body. While therapies are currently limited, researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute are exploring novel treatments that could calm the cytokine storm and improve patient outcomes.

Learn more in the latest issue of inside LHSC.