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Patients with Type A blood likely to have severe Covid-19

Patients with Type A blood are 50% more likely to need oxygen or require a ventilator, says a new European study. While Type O is associated with lower risk compared with all the other blood groups.

Patients with Type A blood are 50% more likely to need oxygen or require a ventilator, says a new European study. While Type O is associated with lower risk compared with all the other blood groups.

Published Jun 8, 2020

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DURBAN - Patients with Type A blood are 50 percent more likely to need oxygen or require a ventilator, says a new European study. While Type O is associated with lower risk compared with all the other blood groups.

Geneticists think a few particular genes may point to a predisposition for severe Covid-19, including a gene that’s responsible for blood types. Now, a study by European scientists is the first to document a strong statistical link between

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