Is someone that has had a valve replacement or a hole in their heart repaired 15 years ago at greater risk if the catch COVID?

2 Answers

  • Tavy
    Lv 7
    7 months ago
    Favourite answer

    No, as their heart is now working normally.

  • Matt
    Lv 6
    7 months ago

    COVID-19 mainly affects the respiratory system so anyone who has a condition of the mouth, throat and lungs will be at greater risk if they become infected. Having said that, I would suggest that anyone with any kind of long-standing health issue or pre-existing condition should be extra vigilant during this pandemic. Even the healthiest of people have been killed by Coronavirus, so do yourself a favor and don’t get infected in the first place

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