COVID-19 and Heart Health: An Evolving Story

A Black woman in a blue sleeveless sweater takes off her gloves. She is wearing a white mask. Sora Shimazaki/Pexels

This article reviews current and developing knowledge on the connection between COVID-19 and heart-related risks and illnesses.

“Doctors are still unraveling the connections between heart-related risks and infections with the novel coronavirus. It’s clear that people with heart disease are more vulnerable to complications from SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic.”