Genetic risk for Alzheimer’s also predisposes for COVID-19 infection

genetic risk for Alzheimer's predisposes for COVID-19

It seems that the genetic risk of an APOE4 variant in the APOE gene, not only increases risk for Alzheimer’s but also increases the chances of getting infected by the COVID-19 virus.

The APO protein is involved in cholesterol metabolism and the immune system. However, its precise role in Alzheimer’s disease is as of yet unknown.

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