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UK scientists study how COVID-19 damages brain By Angus Mcneice in London Friday, October 23, 2020, 14:53 By Angus Mcneice in London Pedestrians wearing face masks walk on the high street in west London on Oct 11, 2020. JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP) Scientists in the United Kingdom are leading twin national and international projects to try to find out how and why the coronavirus damages human brains. […] Some of the brain conditions patients have suffered include stroke, delirium and encephalitis, or swelling of the brain. […] “COVID-19 patients frequently suffer brain complications during the infection and are left with brain injuries which can have lifelong consequences,” said Michael. […] The researchers will look at 800 patients who were admitted to UK hospitals with COVID-19 and had neurological or neuropsychiatric complications, to understand how these problems occur and develop strategies to prevent and treat them.
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