Disease outbreaks affect men and women differently. Early studies suggest that the SARS-CoV-2 virus may be killing more men than women. This disparity may be due to factors related to sex (biological) or gender (unhealthy habits such as drinking or smoking). At the same time, pandemics and the measures taken to control them exacerbate existing inequalities faced by women and girls….
Elena Marbán. (2020). Gender Inequality in Response to the New Coronavirus. ISGlobal.