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Medicine’s Sadir Al-Kindi discussed CVD mortality rate increase during the COVID-19 pandemic

‘Striking’ disparities in CVD deaths persist across COVID waves

Medscape: Sadir Al-Kindi, assistant professor at the School of Medicine, discussed new research that shows cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality rose significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic and disproportionately affected minority groups. “What was surprising is the persistence of excess cardiovascular mortality approximately two years after the pandemic started, even during a period of low COVID-19 mortality,” he said.