Polish scientists identify gene profile in severe COVID-19 cases

Euractiv | Jan 14, 2022 at 8:29 AM
  • In what they described as a groundbreaking discovery, scientists from the Medical University in the northeastern Polish city of Białystok have identified a genetic profile that makes people predisposed to a severe form of COVID-19.
  • The Białystok scientists arrived at their conclusions after examining 1,500 COVID-19 patients, PAP reported.
  • The project was co-financed by the government and conducted in collaboration with about a dozen medical institutions in Poland and a technology firm called Imagene.Me.