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Category Archives: Heart Diseases

Covid infection can affect heart directly: Expert – The Tribune India

Posted: April 2, 2020 at 8:42 pm

Our Correspondent Hoshiarpur, April 1 The coronavirus infection can cause myocarditis in the heart, which is an inflammation and is lethal. Though mostly, it affects lungs and causes pneumonia, a lot of cases have now come forward, where it has affected heart lethally. Continue reading

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Why some heart patients may be especially vulnerable to COVID-19 – Science News

Posted: March 24, 2020 at 2:41 am

As researchers examine deaths from COVID-19, heart patients appear especially vulnerable. In Italy, where the number of deaths has now surpassed those in China, public health officials reported on March 17 that among 355 people who died, a whopping 76 percent had hypertension and 33 percent had heart disease. Continue reading

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Coronavirus deaths and severe cases by age: What we know – Vox.com

Posted: at 2:41 am

Nobodys risk is zero when it comes to the Covid-19 coronavirus. Anybody can get sick in this pandemic. But different people have different risks of getting severe symptoms that require hospitalization or intensive care and the chances of dying from Covid-19 vary widely across age groups. Continue reading

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Daughter swims the length of the M25 for heart charity – Wiltshire Times

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BOOKSHOP owner Jo Batchelor has got well in the swim of fundraising to raise cash for a charity that means much to her whole family. Jo, who runs Devizes Books, had already completed the equivalent of swimming the channel at the Devizes Leisure Centre pool and then decided to take on the M4 challenge. Ms Batchelor completed the full 189 distance of the motorway and raised 2,160 for the British Heart Foundation to take her total fundraising to more than 4,000 Continue reading

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COVID-19 and heart disease: A perspective for cardiac patients in Jamaica – Jamaica Observer

Posted: at 2:41 am

In December of 2019, doctors in China started to notice the emergence of a new disease. The patients had flu-like symptoms and severe lung infection. Over the past few months, this disease which is now known as COVID-19 has spread all over the world and in Jamaica we have seen our first case in March of this year. Continue reading

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A mortality perspective on COVID-19: Time, location, and age – Brookings Institution

Posted: at 2:41 am

On March 22, 2020, at the time of writing, the total number of recorded deaths from the novel coronavirus stood at just below 14,000. This is a large number and is bound to increase, exponentially for a time, but it needs to be understood in context. Continue reading

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Which conditions mean that you should isolate for 12 weeks? – The Guardian

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Health secretary Matt Hancock has urged people to help anyone they know who is in one of the affected groups. Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA The government announced on Sunday that it would be sending letters to 1.5 million people in England suffering from one of more than a dozen serious conditions which it is believed put them most at risk from coronavirus. Around 40% of the group receiving the letters advising them to take themselves out of society for at least 12 weeks are aged 75 or older Continue reading

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LIST: Here Are The Symptoms Of Coronavirus And When To Seek Help – CBS Baltimore

Posted: at 2:41 am

(CNN) What are the telling signs that you may have the novel coronavirus, also known as Covid-19? Continue reading

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Heart patients warned to take extra care with coronavirus threat – British Heart Foundation

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17 March 2020 Aaron McDonald Category: BHF Comment Updated 17th March People with heart and circulatory conditions should be extra vigilant as the threat of coronavirus increases. Continue reading

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Vulnerable workers should be given paid leave before they become sick | TheHill – The Hill

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President TrumpDonald John TrumpBlame game heats up as Senate motion fails Trump approves disaster declaration for coronavirus in California Why studying persistent post-traumatic headaches in soldiers matter MORE last week signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, which requires paid sick leave for the employees of small and midsize companies and pays employers back with tax credits. Continue reading

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