COVID-19 Attack On Brain, Not Lungs, Triggers Severe Disease In Mice

This shows the outline of a brain and head with coronavirus dotted throughoutMice exposed to COVID-19 through the nasal passage, researchers noted a rapid and escalated attack on the brain by the virus that triggered a more severe outcome of the infection, even after the lungs were cleared of the disease. Researchers also found virus levels were over 1,000 times higher in the brain than other parts of the body.