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COVID-19: survivors face higher risks for cardiovascular disease

Jenny Blair, MD   |   Clinical Summary   |   18 August 2022
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Takeaway

  • People who survive COVID-19 face higher risks to their cardiovascular health over the long term, especially if they were hospitalized.

Why this matters

  • Previous evidence suggests higher longer-term cardiovascular risks among older veterans.
  • This study extends those findings to a more diverse population.

Key results

  • Mean age, 43 years.
  • Survivors...

          

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