MAIT cell activation may play a role in fatal outcomes among severe COVID-19 casesDiseases, Conditions, Syndromes News

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The mortality rate of COVID-19 patients requiring mechanical ventilation is 30-40%, however, the immunological factors associated with death in critically ill COVID-19 patients are poorly understood. A study published in PLOS Pathogens by Jonathan Youngs at St. George’s University of London, United Kingdom and colleagues suggests an association between systemic inflammation responses and increased mortality of COVID-19 patients.