Pandemic of Fear or What Statistics Hide: Patients with Cardiovascular Disease are at Increased Risk During COVID-19




COVID-19, pandemic, statistics, cardiovascular diseases, mortality


Insufficient statistical information on the structure of mortality in the era of the pandemic is disclosed in this article. It analyzes the statistics and the causes of death during the COVID-19 pandemic from a new coronavirus infection and cardiovascular disease. Actual international data on a decrease in the hospitalization rate of patients with acute coronary syndrome are presented. A comparative analysis of statistics from European countries and Russia shows that cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in populations, and patients with cardiovascular diseases are at increased risk for morbidity and mortality during the COVID pandemic.


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