Does coronavirus also affect the nervous system? New biobank to provide data that COVID-19 is more than a lung disease

Medical experts already agree that coronavirus can also affect other organs such as the heart and kidneys – as well as the central nervous system. However, there is no reliable evidence for the exact pathomechanism. To clarify this, a nationwide register is currently being set up at the University of Giessen.

UKGM chief discusses Corona: „What is surprising is that the lung failure drags on for so long.”

For more than three decades Werner Seeger has been researching sudden lung failure caused by viruses. In this interview, Seeger talks about the coronavirus situation at the UKGM, as well as promising studies and what he thinks about political decisions made during this pandemic.