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Why Does COVID-19 Hit Some People So Much Worse Than Others?

09/07/2021 05:56 PM | Click to read full article

Throughout the pandemic, one crucial question has perplexed scientists worldwide: Why do some people become so sick from Covid-19 while others show no symptoms at all?

Now, a peek deep into the human genome by a global initiative with more than 3,000 researchers from is providing some answers. There are 13 locations in the genome strongly linked to either susceptibility to the virus or severe cases, the researchers reported.