SARS-CoV-2 may enter the brain via the nose

SARS-CoV-2 may penetrate the CNS by crossing the neural–mucosal interface in olfactory mucosa, post-mortem findings from Europe suggest. Neuropathologists have found evidence in  autopsy samples from 33 people who died of COVID-19 disease that the SARS-CoV-2 virus exhibits neurotropism and may enter the nervous system by exploiting the close vicinity of olfactory mucosal, endothelial and ...

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