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The role of COVID-19 vaccines in preventing post-COVID-19 thromboembolic and cardiovascular complications
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    • Haluk Vahaboglu, Professor in Infectious Diseases Istanbul Aydin University

    The data was evaluated by the authors using Fine-Gray competing risk models, with C-19 linked deaths included as competing risks. In the text, they referred to this as "To account for the competing risk of death associated with COVID-19."
    When examining the cardiovascular and thromboembolic effects of COVID-19, it is not appropriate to consider COVID-19 associated mortality as a competing risk. Furthermore, these consequences are the primary factors contributing to mortality in cases of C-19 infection.

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