A central issue.

What’s scarier than COVID-19-related respiratory failure? Brainstem failure. This basic science review on the recognized ability of SARS-COV to invade the central nervous system, coupled with the clinical timeline of respiratory distress of COVID-19, leaves it perfectly plausible that its close cousin SARS-COV-2 is entering and destroying medullary neurons as a terrifying contributing factor of worsening dyspnea. | Li, J Med Virol 2020


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