Memory loss caused by West Nile virus explained

Posted by on June 22, 2016 6:48 pm
Categories: health

Thousands of West Nile virus survivors live with neurological problems such as memory loss that last for years. New research shows that these long-term problems may be due to the patient’s own immune system destroying parts of their neurons, which suggests that intervening in the immune response may help prevent brain damage or help patients recover.

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