The virus itself seems (from what we know) to have a lower death rate among women. But this is not only a public health crisis now, it's an economic one too.
Women hold 70% of jobs that are not entitled to Statutory Sick Pay.
This pandemic has shown us just how serious Britain's gendered inequality is.
This isn't the first global pandemic and it won't be the last. Will the government implement policies that could not only help women during this crisis but level the playing field for generations to come?