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COVID ignites the same brain inflammation as Parkinson’s

Infection sparks “angry” neurons; sets off serious, long-term consequences

Photo by Matthias Neufeld on Unsplash

Australian scientists have uncovered new evidence on the long-term aftermath of COVID-19: chronic inflammation in the brain leading to the death of neurons.

“It’s kind of a silent killer, because you don’t see any outward symptoms for many years,” said the University…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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