A transmission electron microscope image of Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. Image: National Institutes of Health via EPA-EFE A transmission electron microscope image of Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. Image: National Institutes of Health via EPA-EFE
A transmission electron microscope image of Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. Image: National Institutes of Health via EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: severe Covid-19 can damage the brain, preliminary study finds

  • In severe cases, disease can cause issues such as stroke, inflammation, psychosis and dementia-like symptoms
  • Researchers say theirs is first detailed look at neurological complications of Covid-19

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A transmission electron microscope image of Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. Image: National Institutes of Health via EPA-EFE A transmission electron microscope image of Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. Image: National Institutes of Health via EPA-EFE
A transmission electron microscope image of Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19. Image: National Institutes of Health via EPA-EFE
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