First case reported in Israel of heart inflammation linked to Omicron infection
A hospital said few days ago it was dealing with the first case in Israel of heart inflammation linked to an infection with the Omicron variant.
Doctors at the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer told Channel 12 news that a 43-year-old man was hospitalized in their coronavirus ward and being treated for myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle.)
“This is the first time we have seen this with Omicron,” said Prof. Shlomi Matetzky, a cardiology expert at the hospital, adding that this was “a worrying development that we need to think about.”
From an article in the Jerusalem Post
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