Is the coronavirus affecting the hearts of college athletes?
Posted at Sep 23 06:51 AM
In a new study of 26 college athletes who tested positive for the coronavirus, four later showed signs of inflammation in their heart muscles. The study, published in JAMA Cardiology, was small and limited but tees up the issue of whether COVID-19, although primarily a respiratory disease, might also affect the hearts of infected people, even if they are young, strapping and otherwise healthy.
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