The quality of sperm in men who have had coronavirus has significantly decreased, Free News reports, citing a study by domestic specialists.
Researchers described the reproductive ability of 50 men aged 22 to 50 years. The scientists analyzed the semen tests of the study participants, their blood tests and hormonal profile, and the genetic composition of the sperm.
“The quality of sperm after COVID-19 significantly worsens,” the agency quotes the work of researchers. The scientists note that the genes associated with the processes of energy formation in the mitochondria were particularly affected.