COVID: Sex Differences in Immune Response to Viral Infection

Gemini

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Stronger interferon production, greater T-cell activation, and increased susceptibility to autoimmunity are ways females differ from males in responding to viral infection.

Males experience more serious infectious disease and females may be more prone to Long COVID hence this could be an important research area.


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Full text of this long review article covering COVID and other infectious diseases: The Scientist, March 1, 2021

Sex Differences in Immune Responses to Viral Infection | The Scientist Magazine® (the-scientist.com)
 
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