Blood type does NOT affect a person’s risk of getting severe Covid, study finds – debunking previous research
- Various previous studies have found people with type A blood are more at-risk
- But new findings from US-based researchers debunk these now outdated results
- Most comprehensive study yet includes Covid test results of 100,000 people
- Found no link between Covid-19 severity and hospitalization and blood group
A person’s blood group does not affect their risk of developing severe Covid-19 or being hospitalized by the infection, a study has found.
Previous studies have indicated that people with type A blood are more at risk of catching the coronavirus.
US doctors analyzed health records of more than 100,000 people who received a Covid-19 swab by a healthcare system with sites in Utah, Idaho, and Nevada last year..”