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Old 08-27-2015, 09:15   #8
Trapper John
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Originally Posted by Brush Okie View Post
All joking aside how would the generations of inbreeding there vs a more diverse genetic population react to something like this?
I don't know of any study that has looked at genetic diversity of host response to MERS-CoV or any other virus for that matter. But considering the mechanism of pathogenesis and host response to infection, I would expect far more serious issues to present in a genetically homogeneous population to manifest before variance in responses to MERS-CoV would arise.
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