SARS-CoV-2 infection and persistence in the human body and brain at autopsy

Sydney R. Stein, Sabrina C. Ramelli, Alison Grazioli, Joon-Yong Chung, Manmeet Singh, Claude Kwe Yinda, Clayton W. Winkler, Junfeng Sun, James M. Dickey, Kris Ylaya, Sung Hee Ko, et. al. Nature volume 612, pages758–763 (2022)Cite this article Abstract Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is known to cause multi-organ dysfunction1,2,3 during acute infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), with some patients experiencing prolonged symptoms, termed post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 […]

Autopsies show COVID-19 virus in brain, elsewhere in body

Jim Wappes, December 15, 2022 University of Minnesota An analysis of tissue samples from the autopsies of 44 people who died with COVID-19 shows that SAR-CoV-2 virus spread throughout the body—including into the brain—and that it lingered for almost 8 months. The study was published yesterday in Nature. Scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) tested samples […]

Large COVID autopsy study finds SARS-CoV-2 all over the human body

By Rich Haridy January 04, 2023 Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases A study found traces of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in over 80 different sites in the body In the most comprehensive autopsy tissue study conducted to date, researchers have found traces of the SARS-CoV-2 virus throughout the entire body, from the brain and the […]

Microvascular Injury in the Brains of Patients with Covid-19

February 4, 2021 N Engl J Med 2021; 384:481-483 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMc2033369 304 Citing Articles TO THE EDITOR: We conducted postmortem high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (magnetic resonance microscopy) of the brains of patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) (median age, 50 years) and histopathological examination that focused on microvascular changes in the olfactory bulb and brain stem. […]