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Gene that increases risk of Alzheimer’s ‘also raises chance of severe Covid’

8 October 2021

A new study led by Dr Dervis Salih and Naciye Magusali (UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology) finding that one gene impacts the risk of both Alzheimer's disease and Covid-19 may help explain why coronavirus has been so deadly in care homes throughout the pandemic.

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