The coronavirus can damage the heart, even in people with no history of heart disease, new research suggests — showing it doesn't only affect the lungs
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People with underlying health conditions are disproportionately at risk of severe complications from the coronavirus. 

The death rate for coronavirus patients with heart disease is around 10%, some research suggests.

That's because the virus can cause damage to the heart and surrounding tissues, and that damage can lead to death.

New research suggests the coronavirus can even injure healthy coronavirus patients' heart muscles or cause partial heart failure, including among...

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