Pathophysiology of acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection: a systematic literature review to inform EULAR points to consider

Authors: Aurélie Najm1, Alunno2, Xavier Mariette3,4, Terrier5,6, De Marco7,8, Jenny Emmel9, Laura Mason9, Dennis G McGonagle7,10 and M Machado11,12,13 Abstract Background The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is a global health problem. Beside the specific pathogenic effect of SARS-CoV-2, incompletely understood deleterious and aberrant host immune responses play critical roles in severe disease. Our objective was to summarise the available information on the pathophysiology […]