'Covid infection can cause liver damage'

'Covid infection can cause liver damage'

The Indian Express

On the World Liver Day, which is observed on April 19 every year, Dr Arvind Sahni, Director Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Fortis Hospital Mohali said that it is essential to lead a healthy lifestyle and avoid excessive use of alcohol. 'Recently, Covid-19 added another dimension to liver diseases. Covid-19 infection can cause liver damage and in cases of pre-existing liver damage the disease may become life-threatening, hence, patients with pre-existing liver disease must be vaccinated against Covid-19 on a priority basis.'

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