Even Mild Covid is Linked to Brain Damage, Scans Show
The new British research is the first to reveal striking differences in areas of the brain based on scans taken before and after a coronavirus infection. The investigators focused on 401 people between 51 and 81 years old who had tested positive for Covid, according to clinical data linked to the Biobank study. They were invited back for a second brain scan, which was taken an average of about five months after contracting the coronavirus. Covid was apparently mild in most of these participants; only 15 of them were hospitalized with the disease.
The study found that the coronavirus infection of various cells in the nasal cavity gives rise to inflammation that inhibits the functioning of smell-receptor proteins on nerve cells, leading to smell loss. To read the entire article, CLICK HERE.
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