Friday, June 16, 2017
This genetic mutation makes you more prone to colds
Just weeks after her birth, the young girl started to experience life-threatening colds, the flu, and other respiratory infections. Her doctors suspected she had an immune deficiency, so they went on to do further testing.
Turns out, she has a rare genetic mutation, according to researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). Her case is published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.