COVID-19 patients with hypertension have more severity condition, and ACEI/ARB treatment have no infulence on the clinical severity and outcome

A number of pneumonia cases of unknown causes have emerged in Wuhan, Hubei, China since December 2019.1 After sequencing analysis of samples from the lower respiratory tract, a coronavirus,2 which was last named as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2).3 On February 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a new name for the disease caused by 2019-nCoV: coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).4 With the arrival of the Spring Festival, an epidemic SARS-CoV-2 infection has spread rapidly.
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