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Women were more more likely (14.7 percent) to report such long-lasting symptoms than men (12.7 percent).(REUTERS)

Almost 1 in 7 suffers long Covid: UK study

AFP | | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2021 06:25 AM IST
The Office for National Statistics said the study of over 20,000 people who had tested positive from April last year to March this year found 13.7 percent had symptoms that lasted for at least 12 weeks.
Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (Ace-2) is the cellular entry receptor used by the new coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 to enter human cells and cause infection.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (Ace-2) is the cellular entry receptor used by the new coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 to enter human cells and cause infection.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Men, aged at much higher risk of death from coronavirus: UK study

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2020 06:04 AM IST
Black and South Asian people, and those of mixed ethnicity, were 1.62–1.88 times more likely to die of Covid-19 than white people, but contrary to earlier speculation, the increased risk was only partially attributable to pre-existing clinical risk factors and deprivation, or lack of basic necessities.
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