Risk Factors for COVID-19 Illness: Here's what scientists a
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COVID-19 seems to hit some people harder than others, with some people experiencing only mild symptoms and others being hospitalized and requiring ventilation.

Though scientists at first thought age were the dominant factor, with young people avoiding the worst outcomes, new research has revealed a suite of features impacting disease severity.

These risk factors include:
1. Age
2. Diabetes (type 1 and type 2)
3. Heart disease and hypertension
4. Smoking
5. Blood type
6. Obesity
7. Genetic factors

Here's a brief representation of what scientists have found on risk factors responsible for COVID-19 illness.

Source: https://www.livescience.com/why-covid-19-coronavirus-deadly-for-some-people.html
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