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Medicine professors discuss the link between COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s

COVID-19 in seniors linked to increased Alzheimer’s risk, study finds

The Washington Post: Pamela Davis, the Arline H. and Curtis F. Garvin Research Professor at the School of Medicine, and Rong Xu, professor at the School of Medicine, discussed their new study highlighting that Americans over age 65 who had COVID-19 ran a greater risk of receiving a new diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease within a year.