Covid-19 can lead to delusions and aggression *1 UPDATE*

Coronavirus, Health, Mental Heath, Russia, Side Effects, Ukraine

Drug treatment should be started in Covid-19 patients with delirium who present agitation, aggression, hallucinations, and delusions which pose a risk of imminent harm to others.

Neurological complications, such as neuropsychiatric symptoms, cognitive impairments, delirium, behaviours alteration, anxiety, and depression, have been described in approximately 25% of COVID-19 patients in the acute phase of the disease. Longitudinal studies revealed that COVID-19 survivors showed mental health disorders and neurocognitive disorders and included cognitive impairment as long-term sequelae of infection.

Preprint: Dementia Clinical Care in Relation to COVID-19


UPDATE 1 – 25th February 2022

Is Putin suffering ‘delirium and confusion’ due to Long COVID?  Questions arise over Russian leader’s mental state after rumours of cancer and Parkinson’s disease.

Daily Mail report



Russia’s new coronavirus cases hit record high of 18,665





** This post was originally published on February 24, 2022 **