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Blood type, genes tied to risk of severe COVID-19: European study

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By Vishwadha Chander

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What about AB? B?

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What about AB? B?

No significative effect either way, patients with these blood types did approximately the same as the whole group of patients.

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If those with type O blood are more likely to survive this particular virus, what about past pandemics? Worldwide, blood types O and A are most prevalent. Did past plagues give preference to one type of blood over the other? Is there any way to find out?

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A is the most common type in Japan so one would expect more fatalities.

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rh factor?

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a news worthy virus article! Is this blood type thing going to solve a puzzle they havn't solve yet?

My blood type is A+ does it matter if its A or A+. I guess we will find out what happens when the winter comes and everyone catches some form of a cold and flu and have cornovirus like symtoms as they we rush to the clinics for meds.

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