COVID-19 May Compound the Social and Economic Burdens of Parkinson’s Disease

COVID-19 May Compound the Social and Economic Burdens of Parkinson’s Disease
The potential long-term neurological manifestations of COVID-19 infection are unknown. However, clinical symptoms like the loss of smell and taste and encephalitis suggest that the SARS-CoV-2 virus might have the ability to invade the central nervous system. “The interesting aspect of the olfactory pathway hypothesis for SARS-CoV-2 neuroinvasion is the potential presence of the virus in the brainstem, which contains ... read more
Source: IOS PressPublished on 2020-05-12By Carmel McNamara