Does Your Blood Type Increase Your Risk for Coronavirus?

What the experts say

Here’s what you should know about Covid-19 and blood type. As Markham Heid reports for Elemental, new findings linking blood type to Covid-19 severity should not be overhyped. Here’s an excerpt:

SARS and Covid-19 stem from genetically related coronaviruses. So it makes some sense that if a certain blood type is associated with a lower risk for one of these infections, it could also lower a person’s risk for the other. There are also several well-established connections…



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