Covid can infect brain cells, study shows


The coronavirus can enter the brain via the nose to infect brain cells, leading to a reaction that could trigger neurological and psychological complaints, Dutch researchers say. – EPA pic, June 25, 2021.

THE coronavirus can infect brain cells, leading to a reaction that could trigger neurological and psychological complaints, Dutch researchers said yesterday.

Although the spread of coronavirus rapidly stops, leading to limited damage after entering the brain via the nose, it triggers cytokines, small proteins that act as messengers within the immune system, said the study published in the US-based mSphere microbiology journal.


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