Study shows ten percent of people, mostly men, with severe COVID-19, develop an autoimmune response that attacks interferons (part of the immune system) thereby reducing the host’s ability to defend against the virus.

Medical Mythbusting Commentary for November 16, 2020

Source:
‘Breakthrough Finding’ Reveals Why Certain COVID Patients Die

Reference:
Autoantibodies against type I IFNs in patients with life-threatening COVID-19

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