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Your Genes May Determine Your Covid-19 Risk

What scientists are learning could make a difference in treatment

Photo illustration sources (Getty Images): Jonathan Knowles; Andrew Brookes

In the early throes of the coronavirus pandemic, two brothers in the Netherlands fell sick with Covid-19. They were young — 29 and 32 — and previously healthy. But both brothers developed severe symptoms and, at the end of March, were admitted to the intensive care unit. Within…

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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

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