This means that there was mixed data on whether HRT provided some protection against COVID infections and severity.

However, the researchers concluded their findings support the notion that oestrogen has a “protective effect” from COVID-19 symptoms and severity.

This is based on the “positive association between predicted COVID-19 and menopausal status” alongside a “negative association with COCP use”.

In regards to the HRT data, the researchers said there was a “lack of data” on HRT type, route of administration, duration of treatment, and potential co-morbidities.

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