Asians at Higher Risk of COVID-Linked Stroke: Study


Sumary of Asians at Higher Risk of COVID-Linked Stroke: Study:

  • 9, 2020 — Asian COVID-19 patients in the United Kingdom have a higher stroke risk than other racial/ethnic groups, a new study finds..
  • The researchers also found that ischemic strokes in COVID-19 patients were more severe, and more likely to result in disability and death, according to the study published online Nov..
  • “Our study suggests that COVID-19 has had more impact on strokes in the Asian community than in other ethnic groups..
  • In the United Kingdom, people of Afro-Caribbean origin have the highest risk of COVID-19 infection, while those of Asian descent have only a marginally higher risk than white people, Perry said in a journal news release…

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