Myocarditis Looms as Threat to Athletes Recovering from COVID-19

September 8, 2020
This fall, the Big Ten and Pac-12, two of college football's Power 5 conferences, will not be taking the field. One of the gamechangers for both conferences was the appearance of Myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle that can be caused by a number of different viruses, including COVID-19. Dr. Jossef Amirian, Board Certified Cardiologist at Manhattan Cardiology, explains how severe Myocarditis is why athletes should prioritize safety if they are diagnosed with the disease.
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