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It will play a role in fixing gene defects, things like sickle cell, which we haven’t had the treatments or even in the United States, not to mention in Africa.Reshaping COVID, Capitalism and Tech With Bill Gates|Nick Fouriezos|December 9, 2020|Ozy
Of those 659 severely ill patients, 23 people had defects in immune genes that are involved in viral defense.
For instance, while people with the genetic defects might benefit from receiving additional interferon early during an infection to boost their levels, those whose immune systems are going to mount a defense against the proteins would not.
We contacted both companies to ask about the e-bike defect reported by HumanForest.
They told us the company’s e-bike had been found to have a defect and there had been an accident involving a user, after which the service was suspended.
That same poll showed one in four registered Republicans defecting to Davis.
The Syrian Army corporal had entertained thoughts of defecting for a long time.Fearful of a U.S. Strike, Defectors Flee the Syrian Army|Mike Giglio|September 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Soldiers who contact the group about defecting are told to bring their army-issued weapons with them.
Boomers who voted for Obama in 2008 are also defecting and moving into the Republican column, according to Pew Research.
On Wednesday, he lost a key vote in the House of Commons, thanks to defecting MPs from his own Labour Party.
Large numbers of the survivors were defecting to the banner of El Hassan.Border, Breed Nor Birth|Dallas McCord Reynolds
In a case of an American defecting to a Communist country, shouldn't you have it?Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Yes; what did he say about defecting to Russia; anything he said about that?Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
This letter says to his mother he is defecting to Russia—right?Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy