Long COVID: Is the Cytokine Storm that causes organ damage responsible for persistence of symptoms?

COVID-19 severely affects the respiratory system and in about 15% of the cases causes Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome or ARDS. ARDS is the leading cause of death in patients suffering from COVID-19. However, the cytokine storm elicited by COVID also causes severe damage to many other organs and organ systems. Infection by SARS-COV-2 causes an [...]