Severe COVID-19 may cause cognitive deficits similar to those of 20-year-olds - New Style Motorsport

People who require hospitalization for COVID-19 develop persistent cognitive problems similar to what might be expected if they were 20 years old.

That’s according to a new UK study published online April 28 in the journal eClinicalMedicine. The research is somewhat limited in that it included fewer than 50 COVID-19 patients, but it adds to the large body of research already suggesting that coronavirus infection leaves a lasting impact on the brain.

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