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World Coronavirus Dispatch: Link between Covid-19, brain damage and stroke

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Yuvraj Malik New Delhi
A preliminary study of patients hospitalised with Covid-19 in the UK has found the disease can damage the brain, causing complications such as stroke, inflammation, psychosis and dementia-like symptoms in some severe cases. The findings are the first detailed look at a,  range of neurological complications of the virus, the researchers said, and underline a need for larger studies to find the mechanisms behind them and assist the search for treatments. Read more here.

Let’s look at the global statistics:

Total Confirmed Cases: 9,430,384

Change Over Yesterday: 180,678

Total Deaths: 489,343

Total Recovered: 4,839,499

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First Published: Jun 26 2020 | 3:49 PM IST

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