Discussed in this episode:
- New York Times reporting on a COVID wave(let) in China
- New work trying to refine symptom clusters that can be used to define Long Covid for the purpose of studying it, and to discern sub-types:
Thaweethai T, Jolley SE, Karlson EW, et al. Development of a Definition of Postacute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection. JAMA. Published online May 25, 2023.
- Accumulations of COVID spike protein found in the autopsied brains of people who’d recovered from COVID:
[Preprint] Zhouyi Rong et al. SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein Accumulation in the Skull-Meninges-Brain Axis: Potential Implications for Long-Term Neurological Complications in post-COVID-19.
- Imaging study finds inflammatory markers in the brain 10 months after mild to moderate cases of COVID in unvaccinated people:
Marvin Petersen et al. Brain imaging and neuropsychological assessment of individuals recovered from a mild to moderate SARS-CoV-2 infection. PNAS. Published online May 23, 2023
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