Tag: neurological disorders

COVID-19 Mutation Linked to Kids With Neurological Diseases, Taiwanese Researchers Find

As Taiwan experiences another wave of the Omicron COVID-19 variant, doctors report seeing a high number of children with neurological diseases, including encephalitis. According to a research report by a Taipei hospital, the surge in encephalitis cases appears to be correlated with an Omicron subvariant mutation. The study by Tri-Service General Hospital in Taipei, published…


A Third of COVID-19 Survivors Suffer Neurological or Mental Disorders: Study

LONDON—One in three COVID-19 survivors in a study of more than 230,000 mostly American patients were diagnosed with a brain or psychiatric disorder within six months, suggesting the pandemic could lead to a wave of mental and neurological problems, scientists said on Tuesday. Researchers who conducted the analysis said it was not clear how the…