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Why Does Being Male Increase the Risk of Dying From COVID-19?

Physician review of the evidence regarding the impact of sex on COVID-19 mortality.

Several factors increase one’s risk of severe COVID-19. Sex has been identified as a factor linked to mortality, with more men dying of COVID-19 than women¹. This article presents the data about this phenomenon and…

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Julian Willett, MD

Loving husband. Physician scientist who enjoys spreading his knowledge and experiences with the world whether related to medicine, science, or his hobbies.