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Warpy

(111,831 posts)
Wed Dec 9, 2020, 04:13 PM Dec 2020

Men with COVID-19 three times more likely to need intensive care: study

Researchers analyzed over three million confirmed coronavirus cases from 46 countries and 44 states in the US between January 1 and June 1, 2020.

They found that the risk of SARS-Cov-2 infection was the same for women and men, as "exactly half" of the confirmed cases were male patients.

But men are almost three times more likely than women to be hospitalized in an intensive care unit and are 39 percent more likely to die from the virus, the study said.


https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-12-men-covid-intensive.html

This is a large scale study that confirmed the results of sporadic, small studies in late spring.
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Men with COVID-19 three times more likely to need intensive care: study (Original Post) Warpy Dec 2020 OP
Damn that three times more likely for erectile dysfunction (ED) Mystery sage Dec 2020 #1
Neckbeards aren't going to wear masks Warpy Dec 2020 #2
Testosterone seems to be a factor. In France, Covid is referred to as "bald man's" disease. Midnight Writer Dec 2020 #3

Midnight Writer

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3. Testosterone seems to be a factor. In France, Covid is referred to as "bald man's" disease.
Wed Dec 9, 2020, 05:25 PM
Dec 2020

Because about 80% of hospitalized patients are bald men.

Male pattern baldness is caused by high testosterone.

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