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Cerebral infarctions or strokes are also known as a cerebrovascular accident (CVA). These occur when there is a lack of blood supply to the brain. In other words, it is when blood does not reach the necessary tissues, in this case the brain, to nourish them.



August 16, 20230

Even in the midst of a pandemic, we cannot forget that there are other infectious diseases that can afflict us. In this rainy season, the circulation of seasonal viruses such as influenza or the presentation of cases of Dengue fever transmitted by the Aedes aegypti mosquito is common.


Given the advance of vaccination against covid-19 in Panama, we cannot let our guard down and even less so with risk factors such as hypertension. In this article we will explain the relationship between covid-19 and hypertension, regional figures and recommendations so that high blood pressure does not become a risk factor in patients with covid-19.