The advent of the cytokine storm

@article{Clark2007TheAO,
  title={The advent of the cytokine storm},
  author={Ian A Clark},
  journal={Immunology and Cell Biology},
  year={2007},
  volume={85}
}
  • I. Clark
  • Published 1 June 2007
  • Medicine
  • Immunology and Cell Biology
The term 'cytokine storm' is now used in popular culture as an explanation for the distinctly unpleasant feeling we all sense at the onset of flu. The expression certainly has common currency, with 21 000 Google hits 12 months ago and 55 000 at the time of writing this article. The two-part Special Feature in the January and February issues of Immunology and Cell Biology acknowledges that the sense of this term, with the added complexity of knowing that the mediators involved are also necessary… 
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