Neurovirulence of SARS CoV2: From Clinical Data to Preclinical Neuropsychological Exploration

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Author(s): Youness Kadil*, Houda Filali

Journal Name: Coronaviruses
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Introduction: COVID-19 pandemic represents a major health issue, caused by SARS CoV2, a Human coronavirus. Since the outbreak of this pandemic, the literature on SARS CoV-2 has grown differentially, with increased awareness of extra-respiratory symptoms, including neurological symptoms.

Methods: Review based on studies published in the period extending through December 2019 to June 2020.

Results and Discussion: This review raises the neurological aspect of SARS CoV2 including the suggested mechanism been involved. Increasingly, neurological disorders are being cited in addition to emerging experimental models with viral involvement.

Conclusion: There is a need for further investigation to clarify how it can lead to the onset of acute and chronic neurological disorders, mentioning the importance of the experimental studies in neuropsychopharmacology.

Keywords: COVID-19, SARS CoV2, Nervous system, Neuropsychopharmacology, Experimental models

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DOI: 10.2174/2666796702666210202124417

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