June 13, 2024



How your DNA might make you more susceptible to COVID-19

Yahoo News – Los Angeles Times


Scientists who sifted through the genetic data of nearly 50,000 COVID-19 patients have discovered 13 key locations among the human genome’s 3 billion base pairs that may influence a person’s susceptibility to a coronavirus infection or their risk of developing a severe illness.

The findings, published Thursday in the journal Nature, could help researchers design or repurpose treatments for COVID-19.

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