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Abnormal functioning of the immune system is what characterises severe COVID, and can be driven by diabetes, obesity, sex and age.
Age, obesity and being male all increase the risk of COVID, but being wealthy is a protective factor.
How deadly is the coronavirus? What are the risks of death for people of different ages and demographics? Using random testing, researchers in Indiana were able to answer some of these questions.
New data shows the threat posed by COVID-19 differs significantly between people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.