Vulnerable Groups Weigh Risks as Country Reopens Broad guidelines are hard to issue for high-risk people because disparities come into play. Some may have a choice to stay home and quarantine, while others won’t be able to do that.
In Some Cases, COVID-19 May Harm the Brain
It's believed the brain can be damaged by viral infection whenever a patient's immune system overreacts to the virus. This immune system hyperactivity triggers a "cytokine storm" -- an overproduction of immune cells and their activating compounds, known as cytokines.