Scientists begin to unravel the mysteries of the coronavirus and brains

June 7, 2021

It’s clear the virus can get very close to the brain. What’s less certain is whether virus is able to penetrate deeper and invade it.

This isn’t simply an academic question — it has medical consequences.

“A person who has virus in their brain can have symptoms related to brain involvement,” such as meningitis or encephalitis, said Kiran T. Thakur, a neurologist at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York. [read more]

Source: The Washington Post