Cincinnati Enquirer: Study finds stroke a danger of COVID-19

Local media outlets discuss findings from a UC study linking COVID-19 to stroke, disorientation

In the first major study of COVID-19’s effect on the brain and nervous system, researchers at the University of Cincinnati and in Italy found that of 725 patients in the study, 108 developed serious neurological symptoms including stroke. Nearly a third of the 108 patients had no history of or risk factor for stroke.

These results were published in the journal Radiology.

Read the full Cincinnati Enquirer story.

Read the full UC release.

NPR affiliate WVUX-FM, 91.7, also covered the study.

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