The Genetics Behind Severe Covid-19 Are Becoming Clear

As Emily Mullin reports for Elemental, scientists are finding genetic clues that could explain why some people get sicker than others. Researchers worldwide are scanning huge genetic datasets, collecting DNA samples from Covid-19 patients, and analyzing their genomes in hopes of finding genetic signatures that explain why some people develop very serious symptoms, she writes. What they learn could make a difference in treatment. Read the full story below.

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