Health: Risk of death from Covid for 18 months! The risk remains even after the infection is cured, research claims..


Covid Study: Corona epidemic has wreaked havoc across the world. Till now crores of people have come in contact with it and lakhs of people have died. This epidemic also took those people in its lap, who looked healthy. A study suggests that the risk of death increases for 18 months after corona patients are infected. According to the study published in 'Cardiovascular Research', a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), researchers included about 1,60,000 participants in this study. Covid patients were more likely to develop heart-related problems than uninfected participants. Professor Ian CK Wong of the University of Hong Kong, China, said that the findings of this study suggest that it is necessary to follow up for at least a year after recovering from this infection to diagnose heart-related complications arising from Covid infection. Corona patients should be monitored. Compared to uninfected people, patients were 81 times more likely to die in the first three weeks of corona infection and remained 5 times more likely after 18 months. Compared to the two uninfected groups, Covid patients were nearly four times more likely to develop heart disease in the acute phase and 40 per cent more likely after the acute phase.


More likely to have many heart-related problems
Compared to uninfected people, the risk of death in Covid-19 patients was 81 times higher in the acute phase and five times higher after the post-acute phase. According to the study, severe patients of Covid-19 were more likely to develop heart disease or die than non-severe cases. COVID patients were more likely than uninfected participants to have several heart-related complications in both the short and long term, including myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease, heart failure and deep vein thrombosis.


Some heart-related risks, such as stroke and atrial fibrillation, were increased in Covid-19 patients in the short term. Although then returned to a normal level. Professor Wong said that this study was conducted during the first wave of the corona epidemic.

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