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American experts warn of the impact of Corona in the further spread of heart disease



Heart disease remains the leading cause of death worldwide, according to heart disease and stroke statistics issued by the American Heart Association, but with the emergence of the Corona epidemic, warnings have increased for a rise in deaths among people with heart disease.


Experts in the main journal of the American Heart Association, "Circulation," warned of the potential for the widespread impact of the Corona epidemic by continuing to expand heart disease and death for years to come.


Globally, nearly 18.6 million people died of cardiovascular disease in 2019, the latest year for which global statistics are calculated. This reflects an increase of 17.1% over the past decade, and there were more than 523.2 million cases of cardiovascular disease in 2019, an increase of 26.6% compared to 2010.


Experts expect the global burden of cardiovascular disease to increase dramatically over the next few years as the long-term effects of the current COVID-19 pandemic evolve.


According to an associate professor in the departments of cardiovascular disease research at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, the Coronavirus has caused enormous losses to human lives around the world and is on its way to becoming one of the top three to five causes of death in 2020, but it will affect significantly. Direct and indirectly on the prevalence of cardiovascular disease and mortality rates and this may extend for years, as research shows that the unique Corona virus can cause harm to the heart.


On the other hand, the American Heart Association recommended that heart and stroke patients should receive Corona vaccines to protect themselves and their families from Corona.


The American Heart Association issued a statement calling on people with risk factors for cardiovascular disease, heart disease, or a history of heart attack or stroke to be vaccinated "as soon as possible."

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