A new database tracks COVID-19’s effects on sex and gender | The 19th
The gender breakdown in information is a current blind spot and critical to understanding how the virus works — and what the treatment could be.
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1/ There's an international blind spot to sex and gender in COVID-19 data collection, experts say. A new database is trying to address that — and it's the first major effort to capture and quantify COVID's gendered impact. The latest from
There are gender and sex data gaps in global COVID-19 information. This data could be critical to understanding how the virus works and what the treatment could be. A new database is trying to address that — and it's the first major effort.