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Covid-19 takes its toll on heart health one year after recovery... even with mild infection

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COVID-19 viruses affecting the heart, conceptual 3D illustration. Heart complications associated with COVID-19 coronavirus disease. The negative effect of SARS-CoV-2 virus on the human heart.
COVID-19 viruses affecting the heart, conceptual 3D illustration. Heart complications associated with COVID-19 coronavirus disease. The negative effect of SARS-CoV-2 virus on the human heart.
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Covid-19, while primarily a respiratory disease, can damage the heart and blood vessels. Researchers and clinicians have observed this in thousands of cases globally where patients developed heart inflammation, heart failure, clots, and arrhythmia. But these were noted during the time patients were acutely ill, and not several months post-infection.

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