People with viral infections and identical gene mutations may be prone to hyperinflammatory disorder

November 25, 2015

A group of people with fatal H1N1 flu died after their viral infections triggered a deadly hyperinflammatory disorder in susceptible individuals with gene mutations linked to the overactive immune response, according to a study in The Journal of Infectious Diseases.

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