Blood clot risk ‘remains for months’ after developing COVID-19

Even mild cases of the illness confer an increased absolute risk, study shows
Blood clot

Adults risk developing serious blood clots in the legs and lungs for up to six months after COVID-19, researchers warn.

Their study involved the comparison of more than one million people with laboratory-confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection and four million people without the virus from Swedish national registries.