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Experts warn coronavirus may cause ‘wave’ of neurological conditions including Parkinson’s disease – ABC News

The loss of smell and taste are worrying COVID-19 symptoms because they indicate possible damage to the brain. Researchers are warning the coronavirus pandemic …

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COVID-19 can cause worrying neurological symptoms like a loss of smell and taste, but Australian scientists are warning the damage the virus causes to the brain may also lead to more serious conditions such as Parkinson’s disease.
Key points:

  • Researchers are warning some well-known COVID-19 symptoms indicate there may be long-term neurological impacts of the disease
  • There is a fear a “silent wave” of Parkinson’s disease will follow the COVID-19 pandemic, as it did after the Sp…

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