It’s been suspected as a trigger for heart attack for many years, but it has taken until now for researcher to show that acute myocardial infraction is linked to confirmed cases of influenza infection. In a case control study involving 364 cases of acute myocardial infarction in Ontario, researchers found a six-fold higher risk of ...
Ischaemic heart disease
Why vaccination is the latest cardioprotective agent
By Michael Woodhead
25 Jan 2018