Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 infection with Tremor, Ataxia and Cognitive Deficit – PASC-TAC

“A notable neurologic phenotype of PASC with a characteristic combination of tremor, ataxia, and cognitive deficits (PASC-TAC) was observed in ~7% of participants without a prior neurologic history of these symptoms.  More...

Long COVID in 2009: Mental Morbidities and Chronic Fatigue in SARS Survivors

From 2009, Long COVID in SARS survivors:   Over 40% of the respondents had active psychiatric illnesses, 40.3% reported a chronic fatigue problem, and 27.1% met the modified 1994 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome.   More...

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

A considerable proportion of patients, up to 84% of those with severe COVID-19, show neurological signs and symptoms including anosmia, epileptic seizures, strokes, loss of consciousness and confusion

Beyond 4 weeks after onset, the post-acute COVID-19 syndrome includes cognitive impairment and a range of psychiatric symptoms and may affect up to 76% of patients

Although a direct infection of the brain remains a matter of debate, SARS-CoV-2 viral genomes were detected in the brain and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of some patients, supporting the notion that SARS-CoV-2 gains access to the brain

Preprint: The SARS-CoV-2 main protease Mpro causes microvascular brain pathology by cleaving NEMO in brain endothelial cells




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