Who knew being a bonafide Neanderthal would help protect you in 2021?

The coronavirus has mutated, making it 50-70% more contagious (though fortunately not more deadly). However, those with Neanderthal genes have some protection. Who thought we would all wish to be hoping to be related to Neanderthals? Chalk one more thing up to the bizarre in 2020.

REUTERS: UK variant linked to high viral loads, Neanderthal gene offers protection

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