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Place and Causes of Acute Cardiovascular Mortality During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sunday, October 4, 2020

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Jianhua Wu, Mamas A Mamas, Mohamed O Mohamed, Chun Shing Kwok, Chris Roebuck, Ben Humberstone, Tom Denwood, Thomas Luescher, Mark A de Belder, John E Deanfield, Chris P Gale

The authors are concerned about the 'deaths at home' having the greatest contribution to the excess of acute cardiovascular deaths in that period of the recent epidemic, AND LOCKDOWN in England and Wales. They advance the position that fear of the virus stopped patients from seeking potentially life-saving hospital treatment for cardiovascular conditions. 

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