Function of blood type in Covid-19 infection

As per two new studies published in the diary called Blood Advances, individuals with blood group O are at a lower risk of getting infected with the Covid-19 disease.

They are likewise less likely at a danger of extreme Covid-19 outcomes, for example, organ failure, and even death.

Researchers have been exploring a possible connection between blood classification and how vulnerable one is to Covid-19 for a long time, and this most recent proof augments past discoveries.

A preprint study published in March this year recommended that individuals with blood group A have a higher risk of contracting Covid-19 compared to non-A blood group, while another study published in June discovered that blood group O appeared to be safer against Covid-19 disease.

In this examination, scientists investigated information from a Danish health registry that included in excess of 473,000 patients who were infected with Coronavirus between February 27, 2020 and July 30, 2020. In the wake of controlling for specific components, they discovered less patients with blood group O, compared with patients with blood groups A, B, and AB.

The scientists additionally brought up that they didn’t locate any noteworthy difference in rate of Coronavirus infection between A, B, and AB blood groups.

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