Is Increased Sleep Responsible for Reductions in Myocardial Infarction During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic caused by the highly contagious SARS-CoV-2 virus has had devastating consequences across the globe.¬†However, multiple clinics and hospitals have experienced a decrease in rates of acute myocardial infarction and corresponding cardiac catheterization lab activations, raising the question: Has the risk of myocardial infarction decreased during COVID? Sleep deprivation is known…