3 Ways COVID-19 Is Deadlier For Men Than Women

July 29, 2020

COVID-19. It’s pretty much all we hear these days. Never before has any singular event altered the course of human history. Every other day, we hear about new ramifications of this deadly disease: damaged organs, lung scarring, stroke, impact on the brain and mental health.

Like these aren’t enough, reports and studies are showing ways in which the coronavirus affects women more than men.

Men are more likely to be infected with COVID-19 than women

For some reason, men appear to be more likely to be infected with this deadly illness than women. Although researchers are not sure why, but they think it might be due to certain biological differences between men and women.

Men are more likely to get worse symptoms and die from COVID-19 than women

Looks like our male bodies are set up to sell us out. Apparently, androgens in our bodies such as testosterone boost the virus’ ability to get into our cells, according to research. Talk about betrayal. 

Another study showed that the fatality rate for men infected with COVID-19 was much higher at 2.7%, compared to 1.8% for women.

Your penis is not spared either

Shocking investigations have been surfacing to prove the fact that men who recover from COVID are very likely to be plagued with sexual problems. In other words, you might have trouble getting your John Thomas up when you need it to. Wahala.

We hope these few points of ours are enough to convince you to renew your vigour NOT to catch COVID-19. Use a mask in public spaces, wash your hands, maintain social distancing and be watchful of symptoms.

You might also want to read Preventing The Coronavirus And Seeing The End Of 2020. That’s if you want to see the end of 2020.

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