Scientists Are Just Beginning to Understand COVID-19’s Effect On the Brain

This article published in the Time magazine presents a very interesting overview of the current main findings regarding the long term effect of the SARS-CoV2 virus in the brains of COVID-19 patients.

Dr. Lara Jehi (Cleveland Clinic) compared the brains of people with Long COVID & Alzheimer’s: “We found many areas of overlap, incl brain inflammation & microscopic injuries to the blood vessels.”

“The “Holy Grail” question now, Dr. Sharon Meropol (NYU Langone Health) says, is what’s going on in the brains of COVID-19 patients—and how to reverse the damage.”

COVID-19 Can Affect the Brain Even Long After an Infection | Time