How does COVID affect the brain? Two neuroscientists explain
By Trevor Kilpatrick, Professor, Neurologist and Clinical Director, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Steven Petrou, Professor and Director, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Scientists are becoming more and more concerned with the emergence of a syndrome termed “long COVID”, where a significant percentage of sufferers of COVID-19 experience long-lasting symptoms.
Studies suggest symptoms remain for approximately 5-24% of confirmed COVID cases, at least three to four months after infection.
The risk of long COVID…
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- Tuesday, August 10, 2021