Sep 30, 2022

Viral infections including COVID are among the important causes of dementia. One more reason to consider vaccination

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With more of us living into old age than at any other time, dementia is increasing steadily worldwide, with major individual, family, societal and economic consequences.

Treatment remains largely ineffective and aspects of the underlying pathophysiology are still unclear. But there is good evidence that —and their manifestation as dementia—are not an inevitable consequence of aging.

Many causes of dementia, including viral infections, are preventable.

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