Doctors in the US found that the new coronavirus can cause sudden strokes in people aged 30 – 40 who do not have chronic diseases. About it on April 23, told the TV channel CNN.
Doctors say that there is increasing evidence that coronavirus can cause blood clotting “unusual ways”, and as a result can be a stroke.
A neurosurgeon from new York Thomas Oxley said that the coronavirus causing increased clotting in the major arteries that leads to stroke. He said that he watched five of these patients.
“Most of them had no chronic diseases in the past, they were at home with mild symptoms (or in two cases, without symptoms) COVID-19”, – he said.
According to Oxley over the past two weeks in the clinic where he works a seven-fold increase in the number of cases of sudden stroke in young patients.
It encourages people to watch for symptoms of coronavirus infection and call in an ambulance if there are any signs of a stroke.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus infection worldwide were infected 2 815 347 people. It is reported by Johns Hopkins University that tracks the spread of the disease. The number of deaths from COVID-19 reached 197 506, recovered 795 329 people.
In the United States already infected 905 358 people, of which 51 949 died, 99 079 recovered.