Genetics and COVID-19: How to Protect the Susceptible
Trends in Genetics, Volume 37, Issue 2, February 01, 2021. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tig.2020.08.019
Posted: 18 Mar 2021
Date Written: September 9, 2020
Along with the potential for breakthroughs in care and prevention, the search for genetic mechanisms underlying the spread and severity of COVID-19 introduces the risk of discrimination against those found to have markers for susceptibility. We propose new legal protections to mitigate gaps in protections under existing laws.
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