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Here’s how genetics, lifestyle play crucial role in Covid-19 susceptibility

Genetics, immunity and life- style are among the contributing factors for COVID-19 susceptibility, an analysis by an international team of scientists said on Friday. The study was directed by Dr Kumarasamy Thangaraj, Director, Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics and Chief Scientist, CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), here, and Prof Gyaneshwer Chaubey, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, a press release from CCMB said.

With growing data, it is becoming quite clear that there are several factors, including genetics, immunity and life- style, that contribute to COVID-19 susceptibility. CCMBs expertise in population studies is proving useful in understanding these details

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