Mohammed Y Abbas

Medical Laboratory Sciences, Allied Health Department, College of Health Sciences, University of Bahrain, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia


  • Research   
    Ethnicity as a Risk Factor for the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
    Author(s): Abubaker M Hamad, HI Al-Mohammed, Mohammed Alkhorayef, Mohammed Y Abbas and Abdelmoneim Sulieman*

    Since its emergence in 2019, 2019-nCoV affected all human races on different continents by different rates based on different factors. It is highly essential to explore ethnicity variation and genetic background that might be predisposing factors in increasing susceptibility to being infected by this viral highly communicable disease. Thus, the objectives of this study are to review the current incidence and death rate for various ethnic groups and to develop risk factors list to be utilized for the management and treatment of patients suffering from COVID-19. The review carried out using global databases, including google scholar, the web of sciences, Scopus, PubMed. In this study, all reports classified into five ethnic groups, including Hispanic, African, Caucasian, and Asians. The current data showed that White (not Caucasians), Hispanic, African, and Asians have an incidence fact.. Read More»

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