The neurological affects of this novel coronavirus are being uncovered.
At the time I’m publishing this post there have been over 4.5 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 and over 300,000 COVID-19-related deaths worldwide. The virus that causes COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, is similar to the coronaviruses that wreaked havoc before it—for example the original SARS (SARS-CoV) that caused an outbreak back in 2002 and 2003, and the MERS (MERS-CoV) coronavirus, which was first reported back in 2012. Unfortunately, this novel coronavirus is far more contagious—contagious enough to cause a pandemic.
As SARS-CoV-2 has spread across the globe, researchers are learning that it manifests itself in ways reaching beyond flu-like symptoms and respiratory distress… [continued at Psychology Today]