Sex differences in outcomes have been reported during earlier coronavirus outbreaks, so the differences the current study suggests aren't surprising, the group noted. However, they said that most studies don't report granular data by sex, which provides insights that might impact treatment.

And this is why sex matters.

Here is the complete journal article: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/03007995.2022.2081454

Thank goodness some at CIDRAP still recognize biological sex as being an important factor in infectious disease research, especially since I recall their director mentioning something about “all genders” in his latest podcast.