[Ed. – This seems to mean that COVID-19 has a bigger impact, if contracted, on men with higher levels of androgens.]
Bald men appear to be at higher risk of suffering severe coronavirus symptoms — a risk factor being named after the Big Apple man who was the first US doctor to die of the contagion, according to a new report. …
Scientists now believe that androgens — male sex hormones like testosterone — may boost the ability of coronavirus to attack cells.
The same androgens are also understood to be behind baldness, making it a signal of vulnerability to the disease, the report says.
In one study, almost 80% of coronavirus patients in three Madrid hospitals were bald, according to the Telegraph.