07/11/2020 (Sat) 17:14:47
Indeed, you can get a little more of a sense of what he means by that from reports like this one, which picks apart the popular notion you sometimes hear that, in addition to our death rate being low, most cases of the virus are mild and lead to recovery. According to The Hill, however, mild is probably the wrong word to use to describe instances where infected people don’t end up in the hospital or die. “Some COVID-19 patients are experiencing symptoms for long periods of time or complications that appear months after their diagnosis,” the publication explains. Indeed, as we noted on Wednesday, a recent study by researchers at University College London suggests that we could soon be facing a wave of coronavirus-related brain damage as evidence builds that COVID-19 can cause a wide variety of neurological issues, including inflammation, psychosis, and other potentially fatal complications.