Coronavirus: NHS warns of ‘second pandemic’ on the horizon – but it's not Covid-related


Overall, the government is in a difficult position, balancing between learning to live with the virus, but not wanting it get out of control.

The policy decision, yet to be confirmed by the Cabinet, also arises just days after a report was released that said just a mild case of Covid can increase an individual’s risk of heart related conditions.

Due to how many of the UK’s population have had a case of mild-Covid this could mean that the NHS could see an influx of Covid-related heart conditions in the coming years; all whilst it tries to cut waiting lists and treat long-Covid patients.

The study, conducted in the United States, summarised “we show that risk and 12-month burden of incident cardiovascular disease are substantial”.


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