Cath Lab Digest: Neandertal Gene Variant Increases Risk of Severe COVID-19

Cath Lab Digest: Neandertal Gene Variant Increases Risk of Severe COVID-19. “A study published in Nature shows that a segment of DNA that causes their carriers to have an up to three times higher risk of developing severe COVID-19 is inherited from Neandertals. The study was conducted by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.”

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