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A new study explores MHC-I, an essential determinant of immunity and vulnerability to infection by SARS CoV-2. In an analysis of 23 countries, the research shows a strong link between COVID-19 mortality and variations of MHC-I, a crucial component in immune arsenals human cells and those of other vertebrates. The MHC-I variants that are shown to strongly bind viral fragments are correlated with reduced death rates from the disease.
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