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A hyperinflammatory immune response to the 1918 flu was seen as one reason why healthy people were so hard hit.A hyperinflammatory immune response to the 1918 flu was seen as one reason why healthy people were so hard hit.

Scientists pour cold water on ‘intriguing’ — and potentially fatal — similarity between COVID-19 and 1918 flu - MarketWatch

Most adults with moderate-to-severe COVID-19 have a suppressed immune response against the novel coronavirus rather than life-threatening hyper-inflammation, according to a study which suggests steroids such as dexamethasone should be reserved for the sickest patients.Most adults with moderate-to-severe COVID-19 have a suppressed immune response against the novel coronavirus rather than life-threatening hyper-inflammation, according to a study which suggests steroids such as dexamethasone should be reserved for the sickest patients.

Steroid Treatment Should Be Reserved For Sickest Covid Patients: Experts

Nearly 600 Maine people have been hospitalized since March with the disease, but doctors have learned how to treat it more effectively.

Improved treatments offer hope for COVID-19 patients - Portland Press Herald

Scientists, including those from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the US, assessed the levels of the immune system protein cytokines, and other health markers in 168 adults with COVID-19, 26 adults with flu and 16 healthy volunteers.Scientists, including those from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the US, assessed the levels of the immune system protein cytokines, and other health markers in 168 adults with COVID-19, 26 adults with flu and 16 healthy volunteers.

Steroid treatment should be reserved for sickest COVID-19 patients, say scientists