Myocarditis associated with Covid‐19 disease: A systematic review of published case reports and case series

  title={Myocarditis associated with Covid‐19 disease: A systematic review of published case reports and case series},
  author={Sawai Singh Rathore and Gianpier Alonzo Rojas and Manush Sondhi and Suveenkrishna Pothuru and Reshma Pydi and Neeraj Kancherla and Romil Singh and Noman Khurshid Ahmed and Jil Shah and Sohaib Tousif and Unaiza Tariq Baloch and Qingqing Wen},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Practice},
Covid‐19 is an extremely contagious illness caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS‐CoV‐2) virus. The cardiac involvement in such a public health emergency disease has not been well studied and a conflicting evidence exists on this issue. 
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