Amanpour and Company

Why More Men Than Women Are Dying From Coronavirus

Clip: 04/13/2020 | 3m | Video has closed captioning.

Early statistics show men are 50% more likely to die from coronavirus. One theory about what's giving women the advantage is their genetics. Dr. Sharon Moalem’s new book “The Better Half” is an exploration of exactly that. He joins the program alongside author and activist Caroline Criado Perez, whose book “Invisible Women” argues that there's a general data bias in research that ignores women.

Aired: 04/13/20

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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