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People with absence of natural killer cell receptor are likely to develop severe COVID-19 – News-Medical.Net

The course and severity of COVID-19 in individual patients are largely influenced by the interaction between the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and the human immune system….

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The course and severity of COVID-19 in individual patients are largely influenced by the interaction between the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus and the human immune system.
Normally, the antiviral immune response of natural killer cells (NK cells) is an important step in combating viral replication in the early phase of the infection. On their surface, these killer cells have special, activating receptors, including the NKG2C receptor, which communicates with an infected cell via one of its specialized…

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