Covid-19 could cause strokes among young & healthy people, including in asymptomatic cases – study — RT World News

Scientists from more than 30 countries say they have detected an “unusually high” percentage of young people among patients that were hospitalized with a stroke after having Covid-19, including in asymptomatic form.

One in four post-Covid stroke patients is younger than 55, according to the comprehensive international study published in the peer-reviewed journal Stroke. This is considered unusually high, given that normally only between 10% and 15% of stroke patients are aged between 18 and 50.

More alarmingly, the researchers say that Covid-19 could trigger a stroke in people who would normally be extremely low risk for having one…

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