Covid May Cause Brain Damage that Increases Risk of Future Disease

In the brain tissue of Covid-19 patients who died, scientists found inflammation and damage that looked similar to effects from Alzheimer’s and schizophrenia.

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Credit: National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health

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Tara Haelle

Tara Haelle is a science journalist, public speaker, and author of Vaccination Investigation and The Informed Parent. Follow her at @tarahaelle.