Medical Health Cluster


New Guidance on Neurological Complications of Long-COVID

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R) has issued new consensus guidance on the assessment and treatment of neurologic sequelae in patients with long COVID, also known as post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC). The new recommendations, which were published online May 16 in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, […]

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Neurologic Complications Rare After COVID-19 Vaccines

Neurologic adverse events after COVID-19 vaccination were rare, an analysis of Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) data showed. Of nearly 307 million COVID vaccine doses administered in the U.S. in the first half of 2021, 314,610 (0.1%) people reported any adverse event and 105,214 (0.03%) reported neurologic adverse events, […]

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COVID-Related Inflammatory Syndrome Tied to Neurologic Symptoms in Kids

About half of children with pediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2 (PIMS-TS) have new-onset neurologic symptoms, research shows. These symptoms involve the central and peripheral nervous systems but do not always affect the respiratory system. In addition, neurologic symptoms appear to be more common in severe presentations of […]

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