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According to scientists, which blood groups are most and least affected by the coronavirus?

May 15, 2020

Two studies confirm that the blood type that Covid-19 should care for the most is A.

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According to scientists, which blood groups are most and least affected by the coronavirus?
According to scientists, which blood groups are most and least affected by the coronavirus?

According to Veronika Skvortsova, representative of the Federal Office of Biological Medicine of Russia (FMBA), among those who are infected with the new corona virus The most vulnerable blood type is A while the least vulnerable is AB.

“It is an interesting detail that can also be found in foreign publications and that has definitely been proven in the FMBA centers,” said Skvortsova. In addition to emphasizing that the blood type A. is most affected, for a big difference to other blood types.

“In second place are types O and B. And less often the AB”, He pointed out. However, the main reason is likely that Type A is the most common in the population.

Other investigations

In China, a similar study was carried out on the different blood types to see how the virus behaved in each group.

Chinese doctors and scientists published their results in the medium MedRxiv. At this point, the researchers share their preliminary conclusions, which means that they have not been reviewed by other experts.

Strangely, however, they achieved the same resolution as that FMBA;; People with blood group A may be more susceptible to COVID-19 infection, while those of type O seem to be more resistant.

The study was carried out on samples from two thousand infected patients, which were compared to healthy samples. You noticed that Patients with Type A became infected more quickly and tended to develop more severe symptoms.

The final results show that of the 1,775 infected patients in a Wuhan hospital, 37.75 percent belong to group A, 26.42 percent belong to group B, 25.8 percent belong to group O and 10.03 percent belong to group AB.

Of 206 people killed in 85 by coronavirus in Wuhan, 85 had blood type A, the vast majority.

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