A, B, O + … Which blood group people are more prone to corona? This report came amid the threat of Omicron.

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New Delhi
There has been a stir all over the world due to the new variant Omicron Update of the corona virus. All countries have issued travel advisory (Omicron Travel Advisory) and imposed restrictions in travel. Meanwhile, a research has been done in Delhi’s Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, which has shown that people with A, B and RH + blood groups are more prone to corona and people with AB, O and RH- blood groups are more prone to infection. The risk is very less.

Research in Sir Ganga Ram2,586 COVID-19 positive patients were studied at Sir Ganga Ram (Sir Ganga Ram Study On Coronavirus) Hospital between April 8, 2020 and October 4, 2020. All these patients were suffering from corona virus. The doctors and experts of the hospital tried to know which blood group people finally got caught by Corona.

Investigation of recovery time and mortality Dr. Rashmi Rana of Gangaram Hospital told that Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome is a new virus of Coronavirus 2. Whether blood group has any effect on COVID-19 risk or progression, therefore, in this study we investigated susceptibility to COVID-19, time to diagnosis and recovery, and mortality with ABO and Rh blood groups .

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Research published in the November 21 issueDr Vivek Ranjan, co-author and chairman of the blood transfusion department, said that male patients with blood group B were found to be more prone to the virus than female patients with the same blood group and blood group AB was found. To be more vulnerable to infection in patients under 60 years of age. These study findings were published in the November 21 issue of Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology.

Fastest recovery in these blood groupsAt the same time, Dr. Vivek Ranjan said that B + male patients are more prone to Covid-19 than female patients. Group B and blood group AB were found to be more vulnerable to infection in patients aged 60 years. Dr Vivek said, in our study it was also found that the recovery period was found to decrease in the patients of blood group A and Rh+, while the recovery period was increased in the blood group O and Rh-.

[Attribution to NBT]

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