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(6,106 posts)
Mon Jun 8, 2020, 01:13 PM Jun 2020

Researchers Uncover Which Blood Type Is Most Resistant To COVID-19

In a Monday statement, the company said that preliminary results from over 750,000 participants have revealed clues as to why some people experience little to no symptoms from coronavirus, while others become gravely ill, according to Bloomberg.

Perhaps most interesting is that Type-O blood is also associated with a 66% reduction in the odds of developing severe malaria compared to the non-O blood types, according to a 2007 study.

This might explain why anti-malarial drugs have shown efficacy in treating COVID-19

Last week, peer reviewed research which analyzed the genes of more than 1,600 coronavirus patients in Italy and Spain who experienced respiratory failure suggested that blood type may play a role in the severity of the disease. The found that patients with Type-A blood were linked to a 50% increase in the likelihood they would require a ventilator. The results were similar to an earlier Chinese study regarding susceptibility to COVID-19.


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Researchers Uncover Which Blood Type Is Most Resistant To COVID-19 (Original Post) at140 Jun 2020 OP
Note that zerohedge is a crackpot website PSPS Jun 2020 #1
This article is a RE-WRITE from Bloomberg News at140 Jun 2020 #2
So post the Bloomberg article. WhiskeyGrinder Jun 2020 #3
Thanks for the Bloomberg link, I have edited the link. at140 Jun 2020 #5
Might also change the quote Lithos Jun 2020 #7
got it! at140 Jun 2020 #11
Post the Bloomberg article Lithos Jun 2020 #6
Also on NYTimes central scrutinizer Jun 2020 #10
Do not trust this too much Lithos Jun 2020 #4
Exactly. A double blind Oxford study showed this still_one Jun 2020 #9
Hydroxychlroquine showed no efficiency in treating covid 19. LisaL Jun 2020 #8


(26,386 posts)
7. Might also change the quote
Mon Jun 8, 2020, 01:21 PM
Jun 2020

Bloomberg does not mention quinine in its piece, that was a bit of reconstruction done by zerohedge.



(26,386 posts)
6. Post the Bloomberg article
Mon Jun 8, 2020, 01:20 PM
Jun 2020

It does not include the claptrap about quinine that the this website does.

In fact, Bloomberg has an article lead at the bottom which states the exact opposite of any benefit to quinine.



(26,386 posts)
4. Do not trust this too much
Mon Jun 8, 2020, 01:18 PM
Jun 2020
This might explain why Hydroxychloroquine and other anti-malarial drugs have shown efficacy in treating COVID-19

Hydroxychloriquine has been shown to have zero efficacy in many other studies. At best it might show that Type-O has properties with Covid-19 that also help explain why it has increased resistance to Malaria when treated with specific anti-Malarial drugs.



(44,956 posts)
8. Hydroxychlroquine showed no efficiency in treating covid 19.
Mon Jun 8, 2020, 01:22 PM
Jun 2020

Preliminary results of large UK clinical trial just came out-it did no good whatsoever.

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