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People with heart conditions have increased risk of a severe COVID-19 infection, South Korean cardiologist claims

May 1, 2020

A 21-year-old woman in Daegu, South Korea, was the first case of a heart disease linked to COVID-19 – the young woman had noprior medical conditions but suffered an acute myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) and had to be taken to the intensive care unit of a coronavirus-only hospital for critically-ill patients in Daegu. […]

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