How the Coronavirus May Attack the Brain

Studies suggest the virus can cause brain-related problems. How does that happen?

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Growing evidence — both published studies and anecdotes from physicians and patients — suggests that the virus that causes Covid-19 is impacting the brain and causing a variety of neurological symptoms that range from memory issues to serious brain disorders.

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Alexandra Sifferlin

Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that

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