Original paper

Male sex identified by global COVID-19 meta-analysis as a risk factor for death and ITU admission

Volume: 11, Issue: 1
Published: Dec 9, 2020
Abstract
Anecdotal evidence suggests that Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, exhibits differences in morbidity and mortality between sexes. Here, we present a meta-analysis of 3,111,714 reported global cases to demonstrate that, whilst there is no difference in the proportion of males and females with confirmed COVID-19, male patients have almost three times the odds of requiring intensive treatment unit (ITU)...
Paper Details
Title
Male sex identified by global COVID-19 meta-analysis as a risk factor for death and ITU admission
Published Date
Dec 9, 2020
Volume
11
Issue
1
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