Not benign: half of young people show signs of cardiac injury after COVID-19 infection

More than one in three healthy young athletes had pericardial inflammation after COVID-19 infection, a US imaging study has found. However, although concerns have been raised about cardiovascular involvement in young people with COVID-19 disease, none of the 48 individuals in the study showed imaging features to suggest an ongoing myocarditis. Cardiologists from the West ...

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