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Covid-19 test caused brain fluid leak in US patient with rare condition: study – The Jakarta Post – Jakarta Post

The patient, who is in her 40s, had an undetected rare condition and the test she received may have been carried out improperly, a sequence of improbable events…

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A Covid-19 nasal swab test punctured a US woman’s brain lining, causing fluid to leak from her nose and putting her at risk of life-threatening infection, doctors reported in a medical journal Thursday.
The patient, who is in her 40s, had an undetected rare condition and the test she received may have been carried out improperly, a sequence of improbable events that means the risk from nasal tests remains very low.
But her case showed health care professionals should take care to follow testin…

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