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23andMe has launched a new tool to gauge someone's risk of developing severe COVID-19 if infected with the virus, Bloomberg reports.

It notes that the tool, dubbed the COVID-19 Severity Calculator, builds on a COVID-19 study the company began last April. Bloomberg says that study has now encompassed 10,000 participants who tested positive for the coronavirus, 750 of whom were hospitalized. 

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