About the Authors

Gillian S. Dite

Contributed equally to this work with: Gillian S. Dite, Nicholas M. Murphy

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Software, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

gillian.dite@gtglabs.com

Affiliation Genetic Technologies Ltd., Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

Nicholas M. Murphy

Contributed equally to this work with: Gillian S. Dite, Nicholas M. Murphy

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Genetic Technologies Ltd., Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

Richard Allman

Roles Conceptualization, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Genetic Technologies Ltd., Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

Competing Interests

I have read the journal’s policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: All authors are employed by Genetic Technologies Limited and have a patent pending (AU_2020901739 – Methods of assessing risk developing a severe response to Coronavirus infection) for the work in this manuscript. A product to predict risk of severe COVID-19 is in development. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.