Link between COVID-19 and genetic variations examined

An international collaboration between  biobanks has challenged a previous finding on a potential genetic basis for COVID-19 severity.

As researchers race to identify predictors of COVID-19 severity and potential avenues for treatment, one study’s newly identified link between genetic variations and COVID-19 outcomes has been contested by a more recent finding.  Jackyenjoyphotography / Getty Images

Research highlights

Adult vaccination to tackle bacterial diseases

While pediatric vaccination programs in the MENA region have drastically reduced preventable diseases, adult vaccination programs lag behind.


A pandemic for all ages

New research shows the impact of the global pandemic on families whose members suffer from childhood PTSD and autism.

Editorial Corner

Repurposing resources to take on COVID-19

KAIMRC is working hard to contribute to the search for an effective treatment for COVID-19.