An overactive defense response may lead to increased blood clotting, disease severity, and death from COVID-19. A phenomenon called NETosis -- in which infection-fighting cells emit a web-like substance to trap invading viruses -- is part of an immune response that becomes increasingly hyperactive in people on ventilators and people who die from the disease.
Clues to COVID-19 complications come from NET-like inflammatory response
- 29. 6 2020 (06:00)