Italy: Up to 70% of patients with moderate to severe Covid-19 report neurological symptoms 6 months later

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Up to 70% of patients with moderate to severe Covid-19 report neurological symptoms 6 months later, including chronic fatigue (34%), disturbances memory/concentration (32%), sleep (31%), muscle aches (30%) ) and depression and anxiety (27%). However, these problems are often manifesting themselves even in those who have had mild Covid.

Ilfattoquotidiano.it report (in Italian)

Study: Neurological disorders associated with COVID-19 infection: An Italian multi-center cohort study (NEURO-COVID) (in English)

 


From an earlier post on Coronaheadsup: Will the UK’s mass Covid infection experiment pay off?

“Covid-19 is a global squid game. There are only two rules to the game:

1) Don’t die of the virus
2) Don’t become infected with the virus”


 

Covid causes brain damage, even in mild cases

 

Similar numbers from a different study:

Long Covid: Cognitive impairment and psychiatric symptoms may affect up to 76% of patients