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Neurological associations of COVID-19

Wed 29 Jul 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is of a scale not seen since the 1918 influenza pandemic.

Although the predominant clinical presentation is with respiratory disease, neurological manifestations are being recognised increasingly as either a direct or indirect result of the viral infection. These include neuropsychiatric symptoms, cerebrovascular events (stroke), encephalitis and other encephalopathies.

Read more in Lancet Neurology.

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