Researchers measured the levels of Sars-CoV-2 in the brains of infected mice. They found virus levels 1,000 times higher there than in other organs. Photo: Getty Images Researchers measured the levels of Sars-CoV-2 in the brains of infected mice. They found virus levels 1,000 times higher there than in other organs. Photo: Getty Images
Researchers measured the levels of Sars-CoV-2 in the brains of infected mice. They found virus levels 1,000 times higher there than in other organs. Photo: Getty Images

Coronavirus might ‘hide’ in patients’ brains, study suggests

  • Mice infected with Covid-19 that developed severe illness were found to have virus levels 1,000 times higher in their brains than in other organs
  • This could shed light on why people who appear to be getting well suddenly relapse and have a sharp decline, researchers say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Researchers measured the levels of Sars-CoV-2 in the brains of infected mice. They found virus levels 1,000 times higher there than in other organs. Photo: Getty Images Researchers measured the levels of Sars-CoV-2 in the brains of infected mice. They found virus levels 1,000 times higher there than in other organs. Photo: Getty Images
Researchers measured the levels of Sars-CoV-2 in the brains of infected mice. They found virus levels 1,000 times higher there than in other organs. Photo: Getty Images
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