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Doctors working to determine how COVID-19 affects the brain – KTLA

One of the more puzzling aspects of the novel coronavirus is just how many organ systems are impacted through the course of the disease. We’ve heard about the heart, lungs and respiratory symptoms, but a growing mystery is its impact on the nervous system. A …

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One of the more puzzling aspects of the novel coronavirus is just how many organ systems are impacted through the course of the disease. We’ve heard about the heart, lungs and respiratory symptoms, but a growing mystery is its impact on the nervous system.
A report in April suggested more than a third of 214 Covid-19 patients studied experienced neurological complications ranging from loss of smell to stroke.
The virus can lead to neurological complications like delirium, brain inflammation, s…

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