Men infected with COVID-19 are nearly three times as likely to require intensive care unit treatment.
They also have a far higher risk for death from the virus than women, says UPI.
The findings of this study are leading researchers to ask why these differences exist.
Scientists will most likely use this knowledge to inform their fight against COVID-19.
Researchers estimate that men account for more than half of those infected with the new coronavirus.
However, this could be because men are more likely to develop symptoms.
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