Genetic mechanisms of critical illness in COVID-19

Nature
Volume 591 Issue 7848, 4 March 2021

 

Article | 11 December 2020
Genetic mechanisms of critical illness in COVID-19
A genome-wide association study of critically ill patients with COVID-19 identifies genetic signals that relate to important host antiviral defence mechanisms and mediators of inflammatory organ damage that may be targeted by repurposing drug treatments.
Erola Pairo-Castineira, Sara Clohisey & J. Kenneth Baillie