Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a serious concern for all of society but more so for those who have a health condition such as chronic heart disease or chronic respiratory disease.
See this gov.uk page for a full list of conditions.
For general health information related to the virus see the NHS page.
It is a scary time for everyone and knowledge can be key in keeping oneself safe. Below is a selection of well-regarded sources of information on the Coronavirus and how it affects patients with heart conditions.
For information from the British Heart Foundation click here or the logo below.
And also from the American Heart Association
World-leading cardiologist, Professor Bob Graham, discusses coronavirus (COVID-19) and how it may impact those living with cardiovascular disease and pre-existing heart conditions. Transcript available. Topics include…
- How does coronavirus affect the heart?
- Who is a greater risk when contracting coronavirus?
- Preventative measures
- Medical research into COVID-19
And from MedLifeCrisis aka British Cardiologist Dr Rohin Francis, who likes to put his own spin on things (with bad jokes!)