Lisa M. Krieger

FILE – This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases – Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which cause COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. Viruses are constantly mutating, with coronavirus variants circulating around the globe. (NIAID-RML via AP)

How COVID-19 can damage the brain

COVID-19 is a disease that mainly attacks the lungs, but also has bewildering mental effects. Patients often experience neurological problems including headaches, delirium, "brain fog,"...