Genetics as a possible predictor of the severity of COVID-19
COVID-19 is a highly variable disease, which can be asymptomatic or become extremely serious. The response our body presents to the virus depends on numerous factors, some of which are beginning to be well characterized and are the ones we use in our algorithm . Worldwide data estimate that 1 in 5 people has a condition that places them in the group of people at increased risk of suffering from severe COVID-19.
Current scientific evidence allows defining three levels of conditions that affect the risk and severity of the disease: