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Scientists see path for the coronavirus to invade the brain – Los Angeles Times

An up-close view of how the coronavirus infects cells in the brain and spinal cord helps explain the neurological symptoms of some COVID-19 patients.

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Scientists experimenting in the lab have found that the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is capable of infecting two types of brain cells neurons and astrocytes.
The findings could shed light on a possible reason for the bewildering array of neurological symptoms that follow some COVID-19 survivors even after they recover.
COVID-19 is best known as a respiratory disease, but for many victims, it also triggers an array of problems including memory lapses, fatigue and a certain sluggish, fuzzy feeling…

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