Cardiology

How does COVID-19 affect the heart?

The effects of COVID-19 on the lungs are well-known. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more information is becoming available about the role the virus, called SARS-CoV-2, has on the heart. "Individuals with known cardiovascular ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 vs seasonal flu: What you need to know about both

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, continues to spread into communities worldwide. Many are worried, as officials and medical experts urge people to take precautions to contain the virus. Dr. Gregory Poland, a Mayo ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Virus and elderly: Avoid crowds, cruises, long plane trips

The U.S. government's coronavirus recommendations tell older adults to avoid crowds, cruises and long plane rides—advice that one public health official acknowledged won't be welcomed by many.

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