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AlyAHA, March 2,  2020  5:38pm EST

Coronavirus Update

As many of you may be listening intently to the news about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), please take a minute to read advice and resources from Eduardo Sanchez, M.D., M.P.H., FAAFP, the American Heart Association’s Chief Medical Officer for Prevention.

https://www.heart.org/en/around-the-aha/coronavirus-precautions-for-patients-others-facing-higher-risks

If you have any questions or concerns, contact your health care provider or consult the CDC’s website.

 

Update as of 4/23/20: 

  • Based on current information, it appears elderly people with coronary heart disease, diabetes or hypertension are more likely to be infected and to develop more severe symptoms. (Nat Rev Cardiology, 3/5/20)
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