Scientists Cooperate to Map the Human Genetics of COVID-19

July 20, 2021
Earlier this summer, a consortium that included more than 3,000 researchers and scientists from around the world jointly published a summary analysis on genetic clues linked to both the susceptibility...
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Scientists Find Genetic Link to Loss of Smell Among COVID-19 Patients

June 02, 2021
Researchers at 23andMe have identified a new genetic variant associated with COVID-19 induced loss of smell and taste. The findings, published in a preprint released on medRxiv, note that the...
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The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Impact on Sleep

May 04, 2021
If you’ve had trouble sleeping over the last year, you’re not alone, according to a new national sleep survey from 23andMe. The new data indicate that another side-effect of the...
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23andMe’s New COVID-19 Severity Calculator

January 27, 2021
Using insights from 23andMe’s COVID-19 Research Study, our scientists have created a new interactive tool to help people better understand factors that contribute to a higher risk for hospitalizations due...
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23andMe’s COVID-19 Information Center

December 02, 2020
Even with promising COVID-19 vaccines on the horizon, it will likely be many months before they are widely available. This means that we must continue to do what we can...
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Stepping Back Up Amid COVID-19

September 18, 2020
New data from 23andMe shows that although people became less active early in the COVID-19 pandemic, activity-levels measured in steps have gone back up.
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23andMe COVID-19 Study Findings Published

September 09, 2020
This week 23andMe scientists published findings from the first four months of our COVID-19 study using data from more than a million research participants that found both genetic and non-genetic...
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Social Distancing during COVID-19 — Who, When, Where

August 11, 2020
23andMe’s research into COVID-19 reveals that amid the pandemic between April and June, adherence to social distancing measures waned, only to go back up in July as cases spiked again.
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Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Impact of COVID-19

August 06, 2020
Black people and Latinos are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, according to new data from scientists at 23andMe, illustrating the racial disparities in the impact of the virus.
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One Thousand Steps Less, Looking at Activity Changes During COVID-19

June 25, 2020
People are walking a lot less and sleeping more since efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 began in March, according to new data compiled by 23andMe. Researchers looked at data from 33,000 individuals, who consented to participate in research, and included about 20 million data points tracking more than two months of activity. While we know the virus itself presents serious health risks, these changes in daily behavior may also impact our health in more subtle ways.
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