Authors: Cadegiani FA, Wambier CG, Goren A

PMID: 32850920 PMCID: PMC7399048 DOI: 10.3389/fmed.2020.00453


At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, mortality following infection of severe acute respiratory coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) was thought to be solely associated with aging and pre-existing conditions; however, as the pandemic ensued, several large scale epidemiological observations eluded to additional atypical risk factors, particularly hypertension, obesity, and male gender.

Keywords: Spironolactone, Anti-androgenic, Anti-hypertensive, ARDS, SARS-CoV2, COVID-19

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