Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

IgG level in convalescent plasma affects COVID-19 death risk

(HealthDay)—For patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and not receiving mechanical ventilation, the risk for death is reduced with transfusion of plasma with higher versus lower levels of anti-severe acute respiratory syndrome ...

Medical research

Men more susceptible to COVID-19 than women

Males are more likely to test positive for COVID-19, more likely to have complications and more likely to die from the virus than females, independent of age, according to a new study published this week in the open-access ...