Blood-pressure drugs are in the crosshairs of COVID-19 research

A disproportionate number of patients hospitalized by COVID-19 have high blood pressure. Theories about why the condition makes them more vulnerable have sparked a fierce debate among scientists over the impact of widely prescribed blood-pressure drugs. The drugs are known as ACE inhibitor.

Publisher: Reuters | Author: Deborah J. Nelson

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ace inhibitors, hypertension, infection data, medication, and symptoms
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2020-04-23 (Modified: 2021-05-12)

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