Today’s Infectious Disease News (1/8/20)

COVID-19 May Damage Brain Tissue Without Directly Invading It

A small study of patients who died from COVID-19 revealed that brain damage may have occurred without the virus directly infecting neural tissue. Follow-up research into how the virus damages blood vessels in the brain could help physicians understand how symptoms develop. These insights could lead to better treatment of the disease.

Full Story: Reuters

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