By Nana Dadzie Ghansah

The Coagulation Cascade

It is increasingly evident that COVID-19 leads to a hypercoagulable state (the tendency to form clots too easily) that is causing a high incidence of venous thromboembolism in those with the disease. This may be contributing immensely to the mortality brought on by the virus.

In some instances, a thromboembolic condition is the cause of the presenting symptom. It is even…