How COVID-19 is attacking women differently in Spain?

COVID-19 in Spain does not attack women in the same way as it does to women, a study has revealed. 

According to the National Network for Epidemiological Health, there are notable differences once one delves beyond the 51/49 male to female ratio.

Among men, the average victim is 56-years-old while in women, it falls to 52-years-old.

The statistics also reveal that the virus attacks women more than men until old age.

As the age bracket advances , the percentages between affected men and women begin to equalise until after the age of 65.

From the retirement age and upwards, the virus seems to attack men more than woman by a 7% margin.

Among the very few babies and children under the age of five diagnosed in the country, the virus does not appear to discriminate between boys and girls.

This however, appears to change among children aged between five and 14.

Up until March 20, only 11 boys had been diagnosed compared to 25 girls in the same age group.





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