According to the study, the virus is able to replicate inside the brain, and its presence starves nearby brain cells of oxygen. Photo: Shutterstock According to the study, the virus is able to replicate inside the brain, and its presence starves nearby brain cells of oxygen. Photo: Shutterstock
According to the study, the virus is able to replicate inside the brain, and its presence starves nearby brain cells of oxygen. Photo: Shutterstock

Headaches and delirium: coronavirus can invade brain, study says

  • Preliminary study suggests virus is able to replicate inside the brain, and its presence starves nearby brain cells of oxygen
  • Neurological impacts could also have been the result an abnormal immune response known as a cytokine storm

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
According to the study, the virus is able to replicate inside the brain, and its presence starves nearby brain cells of oxygen. Photo: Shutterstock According to the study, the virus is able to replicate inside the brain, and its presence starves nearby brain cells of oxygen. Photo: Shutterstock
According to the study, the virus is able to replicate inside the brain, and its presence starves nearby brain cells of oxygen. Photo: Shutterstock
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