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COVID-19 May Damage the Brain in Older Adults

While COVID-19 is notorious for wreaking havoc on the body, new research shows it could also impact the brain.

Studies presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2021 (AAIC®) in July found links between COVID-19 and persistent cognitive deficits, including the acceleration of Alzheimer’s-related brain changes and symptoms.