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Kári Stefánsson, the Icelandic scientist who found the key


The geneticist discovered that many people infected with coronavirus were asymptomatic and put his company at the service of the Government of his country to control the pandemic

Kári Stefánsson, by Luis Grañena

Kári Stefánsson (Reykjavik, 1949) often repeats that there are too many expectations placed on genetic advances.

That the study of genes allows us to better understand diseases, which is very important, but not to end them overnight.

It has been, however, his nose and his knowledge of genetics that has led him to make key contributions to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Last March, when the first wave of the pandemic raged around the world, Stef ...

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