How Covid is getting on people’s nerves

by samreen

A first-of-its kind study that evaluated neurological symptoms has revealed more than one-third of Covid-19 patients, especially the younger ones, suffer from headache, encephalopathy and dizziness among others.

While the infection subsides in two weeks, the neurological effects remain longer, states the US-based study published in Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology (ACTN).

It involved 509 patients, both men and women, of whom 134 (26%) had severe symptoms requiring mechanical ventilation.

Neurologic manifestations were present at Covid-19 onset in 215 patients (42%), at hospital admission in 319 patients (62.7%) and at any time during the disease course in 419 patients (82.3%), the research found.

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