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Author Topic: Advanced Cirrhosis Tied to Much Higher Risk of Death From COVID-19  (Read 7465 times)

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Advanced Cirrhosis Tied to Much Higher Risk of Death From COVID-19
« on: September 14, 2020, 10:32:56 am »
An analysis of cases of COVID-19 among people with chronic liver disease has found that having advanced cirrhosis (liver scarring) is associated with a much higher risk of death, aidsmap reports.

COVID-19 is caused by the novel coronavirus, which is officially known as SARS-CoV-2.

The international registries COVID-HEP (COVID-Hep.net) and SECURE-Cirrhosis (COVIDCirrhosis.org) were established in March to track the health outcomes of people with chronic liver disease and cirrhosis after they were diagnosed with COVID-19. COVID-HEP collects reports from Europe, while SECURE-Cirrhosis does so for North and South America and Asia.



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