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COVID-19 poses a higher risk for heart inflammation and blood clot symptoms than vaccines

Two separate vaccine studies have found that COVID-19 poses a higher risk of symptoms than the risk of certain rare vaccine symptoms. One study out of Israel’s Clalit Research Institute in Tel Aviv found that while the Pfizer/BioNTech slightly raises the risk of myocarditis, or heart inflammation, actually catching COVID-19 posed a higher risk for […]

UF basketball player diagnosed with rare heart disease after court collapse

An elite athlete in Florida was diagnosed with a rare heart disease after collapsing during a UF basketball game. Keyontae Johnson, 21, contracted the coronavirus in August and then passed all physical tests to play college ball. When Johnson collapsed on the court, the sports world held its breath. The Gainesville Sun reported doctors diagnosed […]

Inflammatory heart disease possible concern for athletes amid pandemic

We are learning some athletes who had the coronavirus and recovered are now living with a serious health issue. It’s something that can cause lifelong complications, and it’s a topic of discussion as the fall college football season remains uncertain. FSU President John Thrasher spoke during a roundtable meeting Tuesday to discuss the future of […]