Rare neurological condition linked to Covid infection in 21 countries

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Some people who contract Covid-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, develop neurological symptoms – and information about this deadly infectious disease has been accumulating over the past couple of months.

Several patients who were hospitalised for Covid-19 were reported to have delirium. They were confused, disorientated and agitated, according to an article in Nature.

In April 2020, the first report was published of a Covid-19 patient who developed swelling and inflammation in brain tissue.

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