Heart Attack Patients in England 'Fearful' of Seeking Medical Help Amid COVID Crisis
Photo: University of Leeds
Data analysis is revealing a second sharp drop in the number of people admitted to hospital in England with acute heart failure or a heart attack.
The decline began in October as the numbers of COVID-19 infections began to surge ahead of the second lockdown, which came into force in early November.
The findings, from a research group led by the University of Leeds, have been revealed in a letter to the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
The decline - 41 percent fewer people attending with heart failure and 34 percent with a ...