COVID-19 deaths among elderly may be due to limit on cell division -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

Model finds COVID-19 deaths among elderly may be due to genetic limit on cell division

13.05.2022

Image: illustration with colored circles to illustrate the immune system's defences; Copyright: Michele Kellett and James Anderson/University of Washington

The circles represent the immune system's aging, in which its ability to make new immunity cells remains constant until a person reaches middle-age or older and then falls off significantly. The central blue figure represents an immune system T cell that attacks the virus.

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Image: Image of cells on a screen; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf