June 17, 2024



‘They can’t think’: Covid patients suffer memory problems months after recovering

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Many people who have recovered from Covid-19 infection are still experiencing cognitive impairment more than seven months later, according to new research.

The study, which describes the the kinds of cognitive problems experienced by patients who had been treated at the Mount Sinai system in New York, adds to the growing evidence that Covid “long haulers” can experience myriad ailments weeks and months after recovering from the initial illness. As many as 24 percent of people who have recovered from Covid-19 continue to experience some sort of cognitive difficulties, including problems with memory, multitasking, processing speed and focusing, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai reported Friday in JAMA Network Open.

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