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AB, B Blood Groups Have Higher Chances Of Contracting COVID: CSIR

A study by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has suggested that people with AB or B blood groups and non-vegetarians are likely to contract COVID-19 more than the others. The study also found that the O blood group is the least susceptible to COVID 19. Reportedly, over 10 thousand samples collected from across the country were studied by a group of 140 doctors for the study. 

Tue, 11 May 2021 - 12:08 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: CSIR, Coronavirus, blood group, Covid-19

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People With 'Type A' Blood Group More Prone To COVID-19: Medical Study

People with 'type A or AB' blood group are more prone to COVID-19, whereas people with 'type O' blood group are least vulnerable, according to a recent study. The study cited high protein levels in the 'type O' as the reason behind this. Reportedly, after being hospitalized, the infection risk and organ damage were lower for 'type O'. Besides, ethnicity of a person also affects COVID related risks, the study stated.

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 - 09:27 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Health, Covid-19, health and fitness, blood group