In India, women face higher risk of death from COVID-19 than men

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The findings of a study published in the Journal of Global Health Science show that women In India , particularly in certain age groups, do not have the biological advantage over men of fighting off COVID-19. The authors suggest that social determinants of health, such as access to healthcare, and health and nutritional status, could be undermining the female advantage witnessed in many other countries. Authors on the study include Harvard Pop Center faculty member S V Subramanian, and colleagues William Joe, Abhishek Kumar, Sunil Rajpal, and U.S. Mishra. Read more in the press…

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