Warning of serious brain disorders in people with mild coronavirus symptoms

Warning of serious brain disorders in people with mild coronavirus symptoms

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By: Ian Sample Science editor | Warning of serious brain disorders in people with mild coronavirus symptoms | Neuroscience | The Guardian

UK neurologists publish details of mildly affected or recovering Covid-19 patients with serious or potentially fatal brain conditions

Doctors may be missing signs of serious and potentially fatal brain disorders triggered by coronavirus, as they emerge in mildly affected or recovering patients, scientists have warned.

Neurologists are on Wednesday publishing details of more than 40 UK Covid-19 patients whose complications ranged from brain inflammation and delirium to nerve damage and stroke. In some cases, the neurological problem was the patient’s first and main symptom.

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