Blood Type May Play a Role in Covid-19 Susceptibility

A 23andMe study of more than 750,000 customers offers new insights

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In April, DNA testing firm 23andMe began combing its vast consumer database to uncover genetic links to Covid-19.

Now, preliminary results from the company’s study, which looked at genetic profiles of more than 750,000 customers, suggest…




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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.

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