Published: 13 May 2021
Author(s): Gregory Y.H. Lip, Ash Genaidy, George Tran, Patricia Marroquin, Cara Estes
Section: Original article

Multi-morbidity is associated with adverse health outcomes and healthcare costs, especially among the elderly [1,2]. Preliminary evidence suggests that multi-morbidity is associated with confirmed COVID-19 infections notably among the elderly with several co-morbidities [3–5]. Furthermore, it has been hypothesized that COVID-19 is associated with incident atrial fibrillation (AF) but large studies are lacking to test this hypothesis [6–8].

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