What Really Killed COVID-19 Patients: It Wasn’t a Cytokine Storm, Suggests Study

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Northwestern University Secondary bacterial infection of the lung (pneumonia) was extremely common in patients with COVID-19, affecting almost half the patients who required support from mechanical ventilation. By applying machine learning to medical record data, scientists at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine found that secondary bacterial pneumonia that does not resolve was a key […]