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Instant Opinion: ‘women the stronger sex’ in coronavirus crisis


The Week’s daily round-up highlights the five best opinion pieces from across the British and international media, with excerpts from each.

1. Trevor Phillips in The Times

on how the pandemic is showing men to be second best

Women are the stronger sex in this crisis

“In this most peculiar of conflicts there is no doubt that the ‘weaker’ sex carries a Y-chromosome. Worldwide, men are twice as likely to die having contracted the virus. If it becomes endemic the male of the species will need to be protected in much the same way the elderly are shielded against seasonal flu.

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