Halifax researcher seeks COVID-19 long haulers to study effects of virus on brain – CBC

Study hopes to track changes in the brain over two-year time frame

Aug 23, 2023

Carter Warrington says living with long COVID means he’s constantly battling brain fog — memory loss and trouble concentrating that makes something like watching a TV series difficult.

“I like mysteries. But I’m like, ‘If you don’t remember the previous episode, you can’t watch the next one … it’s a waste of time,'” he said from his home in Eastern Passage, N.S.

Warrington says he was hospitalized for four months and in a coma for one month after he contracted COVID-19 in January 2021. Ever since, he’s had a litany of persistent symptoms consistent with long COVID.

There is no cure for the condition which has over 100 reported symptoms, and there are more than 1.4 million people in the country living with it, according to Canada’s chief science advisor.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/halifax-researcher-seeks-covid-19-long-haulers-1.6940414

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