Three-Quarters of Recovered Coronavirus Patients Have Heart Damage

Of the 100 COVID-19 patients, 78 had structural changes to their hearts. Within that group, 76 had a biomarker that is typically found in patients who had a heart attack, and 60 had heart inflammation, called myocarditis. The patients were all “mostly healthy … prior to their illness,” the researchers said.

Publisher: People | Author: Julie Mazziotta

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cardiac complications, infection data, and risks
DATE PUBLISHED
2020-07-29 (Modified: 2021-05-12)

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