Blood Type

European Study Finds Blood Type, Other Genetic Factors Linked To COVID-19 Severity

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(Reuters) - A person’s blood type and other genetic factors may be linked with severity of coronavirus infection, according to European researchers looking for further clues about why COVID-19 hits some so much harder than others.The findings, published in The New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday, suggest people with type A blood have a higher risk of being infected with the coronavirus and developing worse symptoms.At the peak of the epidemic in Europe, researchers analyzed the genes ...

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