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SARS-COV2 and P. falciparum common immunodominant regions may explain low COVID-19 incidence in the malaria-endemic belt

November 25, 2020 - 12:39 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Iesa MA, Osman ME, Hassan MA, Dirar AI, Abuzeid N, Mancuso JJ, Pandey R, Mohammed AA, Borad MJ, Babiker HM, Konozy EH
Reference: 
New Microbes New Infect. 2020 Nov 19:100817

COVID-19 has caused significant morbidity and mortality, and new cases are on the rise globally, yet malaria-endemic areas report statistically significant lower incidences. We identified potential shared targets for an immune response to SARS-CoV-2 by immune determinants shared identities with Plasmodium falciparum using IEDB's Immune browser tool 9.0.

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