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First proof of a direct association between coronavirus and neurological disease

(Institut national de la recherche scientifique - INRS) For the first time, researchers have found proof of a direct association between strain OC 43 of the human coronavirus and neurological disease in humans. This major breakthrough was made by British and Quebec researchers, including Professor Pierre Talbot of the INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier Centre, who was the first not only to demonstrate the virus's ability to invade the human central nervous system, but also to suggest the neuropathological effects of this virus.
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