SARS CoV 2, COVID 19 pandemic,

Health impacts

See also Long COVID.

COVID-19 Infection can cause cardiovascular disease (see also Myocarditis).

COVID-19 is also associated with brain damage (Douaud2022SARS CoV 2). COVID 19

Comparison with Influenza

COVID-19 is not influenza. See WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Similarities and differences with influenza and Piroth2021comparison

Impact on children

Long-term impacts



It also affects the brain. - How does COVID affect the brain? Two neuroscientists explain - Even mild COVID can cause brain shrinkage and affect mental function, new study shows - COVID-19 and olfactory dysfunction: a looming wave of dementia? - New study suggests covid increases risks of brain disorders