How Covid-19 can disrupt brain activity, producing long-term neurological disorders

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SARS-CoV-2 is a respiratory virus, but viruses can also invade and infect the brain.

Medical professionals have noticed that some people who have Covid-19 (the disease caused by SARS-CoV-2) have developed neurological symptoms, including delirium (severe confusion and disorientation); loss of smell; swelling and inflammation in brain tissue; and stroke.

Earlier in the Covid-19 pandemic, it was unclear whether SARS-CoV-2 could invade and infect the brain to a significant extent. Some experts suggested that the neurological symptoms could be the result of overstimulation of the immune system. 

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