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Radiant_Platypus6862 t1_j50ibzg wrote

This is really promising. The neurological effects of my covid infection back in 2020 have not had any improvement, whereas the cardiopulmonary effects have improved somewhat in the last few months for me (finally). It’s terrifying, to be completely honest, and the other recent study that revealed that they have found the virus in people’s brains on autopsies didn’t quell my anxiety. I’ve really worried about the long term neurological implications of allowing covid to run rampant because the infections are mostly “mild” now. Hopefully this is a solution to that.


Conan776 t1_j4zts31 wrote

I didn't realize that was an issue.


zimzilla t1_j500j6p wrote

Wasn't that the cause of brain fog, loss of smell/taste.

Long lasting neurological damage actually one of my biggest fears about covid.


p-terydatctyl t1_j503tjd wrote

Yeah, same. Cardiopulmonary damage is worrying, but damage to the central nervous system is literally brain damage


bexyrex t1_j50zk81 wrote

And brains don't heal the way the rest of the body does. You can form new connections but that takes a lot of time, stimulus and right conditions.


InterPunct t1_j4zy15i wrote

I didn't realize there were humanized mice.


banjo_assassin t1_j50xiar wrote

We’ll that’s the important first step towards dehumanizing the mice!


thejikz t1_j4zye68 wrote

I was going to say, how do you explain Ratatouille, but rats, that was...well, rats.


Tanagrabelle t1_j52nrbw wrote

Do they have to be labeled as containing fetal tissue?


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mrlolloran t1_j50dz7p wrote

So… I can’t be interpreting this right. If this also applies to humans wouldn’t this mean that every vaccinated person who got Covid afterwards and claims to have gotten long Covid is lying or having some kind of breakthrough infection? I mean it’s a mice study so it wouldn’t have to apply to humans the same way anyways but aren’t they describing the prevention of the long Covid process here?