CNN: People with Covid-19 may face long-term cardiovascular complications, study says

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A recent study published in the journal Nature Medicine has found one of COVID-19’s long-term effects to be increased risk of cardiovascular disease for at least a year after recovery. People who were never infected with COVID-19 were 60% less likely to have future cardiovascular issues compared to people who had been infected before. People who had more severe cases of COVID-19 were found to be at the highest risk, with people who were treated in the ICU being 21 times more likely to develop a pulmonary embolism. These trends were found across all sexes, races, ages, and people with underlying conditions. The study also found dysthymias to be the most common cardiovascular disease after infection. The full article by Tasnim Ahmed can be read here on CNN. For more on COVID-19 click here




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