Pulmonary Embolism: A Primary Cause of Death with COVID-19?
A study conducted by University Hospital Zurich involving 338 patients from a Milan university hospital has revealed the occurrence of pulmonary embolism among many COVID-19 patients. COVID-19 causes a noticeably sharp increase in blood coagulation factors resulting in blood clots. Blood thinners may therefore save the lives of COVID outpatients. A major Swiss study aims to shed light on this theory. more