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Why do some infected with the coronavirus escape COVID-19 unharmed? It's probably their genes

Researchers are diving deep into human genetics, hoping to find clues that might explain why many people brush off COVID-19 without even knowing they have it, while others are hospitalized or even die from the disease.For inspiration, geneticists are looking to HIV. The absence of one gene called CCR5 makes people unlikely to catch HIV even if exposed. Other genes allow some people’s immune systems to control the virus once infected, escaping its ill effects.There may […]
Source: The Jacksonvill Daily News

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