1 in 3 Covid-19 patients are diagnosed with a psychiatric or neurological illness in the next 6 months

Some less than cheerful news via medical website Stat

  • Six months after being diagnosed with Covid-19, 1 in 3 patients also had experienced a psychiatric or neurological illness
  • mostly mood disorders but also strokes or dementia
  • Compared to control groups of people who had the flu or other non-Covid respiratory infections, first-ever neuropsychiatric diagnoses were almost twice as high
Some less than cheerful news via medical website Stat