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New study reveals why different people experience varying intensity of COVID-19 symptoms
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New study reveals why different people experience varying intensity of COVID-19 symptoms

As per the study, the expression of about eight genes such as the ones responsible for hypoxia, uncontrolled inflammation or cytokine storm, oxidative stress and vitamin K biosynthesis, increased with age, suggesting the higher susceptibility of the elderly to the SARS-CoV-2 virus

American study, involving 7.5 lakh COVID-19 patients, finds individuals with blood group 'O' less likely to contract coronavirus
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American study, involving 7.5 lakh COVID-19 patients, finds individuals with blood group 'O' less likely to contract coronavirus

A study of 7.5 lakh coronavirus patients found that individuals with 'O' blood type were around 9-18% less likely to test positive for COVID-19 than individuals with other blood types