COVID-19 Scan for Nov 06, 2020 | CIDRAP

  • The researchers found that Asian people were overrepresented—nearly 1 in 5—in the COVID-19 stroke group (18.8% vs 6.7%, < 0.0002). “Our study suggests that COVID-19 has had more impact on strokes in the Asian community than in other ethnic groups,” Perry said in the UCL release. “We cannot say from our data whether this is because people of Asian descent are more likely to catch COVID-19, or whether Asian patients with COVID-19 are more likely to have ischaemic strokes, or both.”

 

Source: COVID-19 Scan for Nov 06, 2020 | CIDRAP