Coronavirus: genetic mutation linked to schizophrenia may cause less severe Covid-19 symptoms

//Coronavirus: genetic mutation linked to schizophrenia may cause less severe Covid-19 symptoms

Coronavirus: genetic mutation linked to schizophrenia may cause less severe Covid-19 symptoms

People with a unique genetic mutation may have less severe Covid-19 symptoms, according to a research team in New York.But they could also have a higher risk of schizophrenia.The rs4702 gene allows the coronavirus to replicate more rapidly in the human body, especially in the brain, their experiment suggests.A mutation of the gene could suppress the reproduction of the virus, the researchers found, but people carrying this mutation tended to have problems with their neurons that were linked to…

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