How COVID-19 Attacks The Brain And May Cause Lasting Damage

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The common symptom of losing the sense of smell and taste among COVID-19 positive people is not as simple as it seems. According to investigators at the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases at the University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio, SARS-CoV-2 appears to affect the nerves that carry information from the nose to the brain. Discharged COVID-19 patients have been continuously reporting forgetfulness and trouble navigating their daily routine. The Alzheimer’s Association along with researchers from more than 30 countries are currently in the midst of organizing a study to closely investigate the long-term effects of COVID-19 on the brain. Read the full article here

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