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Death rates from rheumatic heart disease falling since 1990

13:10 EDT 23 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

The risk of dying from rheumatic heart disease, a condition of damaged heart valves caused by bacterial infection that leads to rheumatic fever, has dropped around the world over the last 25 years, according to a new scientific study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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