A group of researchers at the NYU School of Medicine claim that the neurological damage is not caused by the virus or inflammation in the brain but rather due to the low oxygen levels in the body associated with COVID-19.
COVID-19 vaccine at least a year away: Three other diseases humans learned to live with without vaccines
Here are three deadly diseases which are affecting human life severely but do not have a vaccine yet.
Over 1,000 children died in UP's Gorakhpur in last 12 months, claims Akhilesh Yadav after Yogi Adityanath slams Congress over infant deaths in Kota
Training his guns on the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh Yadav said, "Yogi Adityanath is worried about Kota deaths. When will he be worried about the Gorakhpur deaths."
From Japanese encephalitis to autoimmune encephalitis, here's a brief look at some of the reasons why the brain gets inflamed
Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain tissues. This inflammation can be caused by a virus, bacteria, fungi or protozoa.
Globally, 17% of infectious diseases are spread by vectors - animals that form a bridge between humans and infectious microorganisms to transmit disease.
Stray cattle issue, his nomination as UP CM, Hindi as official language: Full text of Yogi Adityanath's interview with News18
In an exclusive conversation with News18 editor-in-chief Rahul Joshi, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath talked about tackling the issue of stray cattle, the state's immunity to economic slowdown and Hindi as a unifying language in India
Encephalitis toll in Assam reaches 120 this year; state minister announces free treatment in govt hospitals
The death toll due to encephalitis in Assam has reached 120 this year, Minister of State for Health Pijush Hazarika said on Monday.
Encephalitis in Bihar: Six of 22 children admitted with suspected AES in Gaya die; toll rises to 142 in Muzaffarpur
'So far 22 patients have been admitted. It is being stated they might be suffering from encephalitis but it has not been confirmed yet,' a doctor said on Monday.
49 deaths, 109 cases of Japanese encephalitis reported in Assam till 3 July; govt puts on hold leaves for doctors
Health Minister Himanta Biswas Sarma said all districts of Assam, except Kokrajhar, were currently under the influence of Japanese encephalistis and preventive measure were being taken.
Bihar encephalitis deaths: Toll rises to 137 in Muzaffarpur, as state informs SC of 57% vacancy in doctor's posts in PHCs
The death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) mounted to 137 in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Wednesday.
Amid encephalitis outbreak, Bihar govt tells Supreme Court that 57% posts of doctors are vacant in health centres
In a shocking revelation about medical care facilities in Bihar, which is facing an outbreak of acute encephalitis syndrome, the state government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that there are only 5,205 doctors in government-run health centres against the sanctioned strength of 12,206.
RJD MLAs raise slogans against Bihar health minister, protest against growing encephalitis deaths in state
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MLAs launched a protest against the mounting encephalitis deaths in the state outside Bihar Assembly building on Tuesday.
Nitish Kumar breaks silence over encephalitis deaths in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, says 'expressing grief is not enough'
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar finally broke his silence over the deaths of children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur due to the Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES).
Encephalitis in Bihar: Rising deaths not only reveal poor infrastructure, but also Nitish Kumar govt's failure to tackle seasonal crisis
Doctors are scrambling to find reasons and solutions and political parties are aiming potshots at each other even as the number of children succumbing to encephalitis in Muzaffarpur climbed up to 150 on Tuesday
FIR against 39 for protesting deficient water supply, encephalitis deaths in Bihar's Vaishali district; villagers vacate homes after outbreak
An FIR has been lodged against 39 people in Harivanshpur in Vaishali district in Bihar on Tuesday after they protested the lack of water supply and death of several children due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES)
Encephalitis in Bihar: Heat, humidity and malnutrition have 'contributed substantially' to children's deaths, says IMA
Prevailing heat and humidity conditions and malnutrition have 'contributed substantially' to the deaths of hundreds of children due to acute encephalitis syndrome in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, an IMA team has said.
Encephalitis deaths: Harsh Vardhan, Bihar health minister Mangal Pandey face inquiry after Muzaffarpur CJM order
Encephalitis: The Muzaffarpur Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) has ordered a probe against Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Mangal Pandey in a negligence case.
'Deaths of children can't go on in Bihar,' says SC on encephalitis outbreak in Muzaffarpur; state says 'under control' after nearly 130 kids die
The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Bihar government, seeking an explanation on the death of some 130 children due to encephalitis in Muzaffarpur.
Encephalitis outbreak in Bihar: Toll mounts to 129; resident doctor deployed at Muzaffarpur's SKMCH suspended for negligence
As the toll continues to rise due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, senior resident doctor deployed at Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) was suspended on Saturday over alleged negligence of duty.
Toll in encephalitis cases rises to 129 in Bihar; SKMCH in Muzaffarpur accounts for 109 of these deaths
The toll in encephalitis cases at SKMCH has touched 109, while 20 children died at Kejriwal hospital in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district.