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a concentrated outpouring, as of missiles, words, or blows

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a violent commotion or disturbance

a direct and violent assault on a stronghold

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behave violently, as if in state of a great anger

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take by force

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blow hard

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attack by storm

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Cytokine storms are believed to be the primary cause of death in young and otherwise healthy people who are infected with influenza, particularly pandemic flu strains.
Nikolai Schwabe, CEO of ProImmune, said "First infusion cytokine storm reactions to new therapeutics can represent a substantial stumbling block to drug development.
It now rests with the government to periodically inform the public the actual diagnoses of those who die with a positive result on H1N1 test--how many died of co-morbidities, how many due to [neglected] secondary bacterial pneumonia and how many directly due to influenza virus-induced cytokine storm.
Search for therapeutic vaccines (anti-disease vaccines) aimed at controlling innate immune responses should be pursued, given the clinical evidence that the H5N1 subtype elicits a cytokine storm that contributes to disease pathogenesis.
Cytokine storms can result in autoimmune reactions, tissue damage, or septic shock.
ImmunoSIGNAL([TM]) Cytokine Storm Cellular Assay is a unique proprietary in vitro assay that evaluates biologics for their potential to induce cytokine storm.
If there were a cytokine storm (as in the severe flu virus of 1918), where the immune system attacks not only the virus but damages internal organs and tissue, pregnant women and 15-to-40 year olds would suffer the highest case fatality rate.
A cytokine storm is a dysfunctional innate immune response involving unchecked production of pro-inflammatory mediators.
Research studies and review articles published in the journal Viral Immunology reveal that a cytokine storm occurs when the body's immune system over-reacts to an intruder, such as a virus, by producing high levels of cytokines.
Barton, PhD Immunologist, CSO of the Company, adding, "This indicates that FluCide drug candidates may be highly effective in severe cases of influenza as well as cases of bird flu, H5N1, by protecting the patient from cytokine storm phenomena.
Researchers believe the virulence associated with the 1918 virus was triggered by an overreaction of the immune system, known as a cytokine storm.
Unfortunately, antiviral drugs are unable to shut off a cytokine storm once it has been triggered.
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