Hemorrhagic Fevers: Countering Inflammation to Prevent Circulatory Failure

Hemorrhagic fevers are severe viral diseases that are often fatal. Researchers from the University of Basel have now identified messenger substances of the immune system, which in infected mice lead to the development of shock. These results, published in the scientific journal Cell Host & Microbe, open up new possibilities for the development of life-saving therapies. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)