1. Ashraf, Obaid MD
  2. Young, Meilin MD
  3. Malik, Khalid J. MD
  4. Cheema, Tariq MD


Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) creates severe respiratory distress and often a cascade of other systemic complications impacting several organ systems. The immune response includes a cytokine storm that creates many life-threatening problems including coagulopathies, arrhythmias, and secondary infections. This article discusses the multisystem responses to the physical insults created by this corona virus.