SARS-CoV-2 Can Alter the Human Genome: Evaluating the Controversial Pre-print

And putting it into the real-life context: e.g., viral reactivation, persistent immune activation, permanent DNA changes?

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What the study did and found

1. Chimeric transcripts

2. LINE-1 and HIV-1 RT

3. Emphasis on LINE-1 and gene-protein transcription

4. The cytokine involvement

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Putting into context

1. Study limitations

2. Viral reactivation

3. Infectious vs. non-infectious reactivation

4. Persistent immune activation?

5. Revision of diagnostic tests?

6. Permanent DNA changes?

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Short abstract

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