Robert Preidt
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 14, 2020

There's more evidence that blood type may affect a person's risk for COVID-19 and severe illness from the disease.
The findings are reported in a pair of studies published Oct. 14 in the journal Blood Advances.
In one, researchers compared more than 473,000 people in Denmark with COVID-19 to more than 2.2 million people in the general population.
Among the COVID-19 patients, there was a lower percentage of people with blood type O and higher percentages of those with with types A, B and AB. The findings suggest that people with A, B or AB blood may be more likely to be infected with COVID-19 than people with type O blood. Infection rates were similar among people with types A, B and AB blood.

Read more: https://www.webmd.com/lung/news/2020...evere-covid-19