COVID-19’s impacts on heart disease will be with us for years to come

Meta-analysis suggests the pandemic has had a profound impact on heart health.

covid-19 impacts on cardiac health concept hospital workers in PPE carrying a cardiac arrest patient on a stretcher while COVID patients in masks sit in the background outside a hospital
Paramedics in PPE perform CPR on a patient in cardiac arrest as seated COVID-19 patients also await hospitalisation in Hong Kong during an Omicron surge in March 2022. Credit: Marc Fernandes / NurPhoto via Getty Images.