People over 60 with coronavirus disease 2019 are at higher risk of developing neurologic impairment

Takeaway

  • People with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) who are over 60 years old and have neurologic comorbidities are at higher risk of developing critical neurologic impairment.

Why this matters

    Identifying new-onset neurologic events during the acute phase of COVID-19 may help clinicians optimize treatment and management as well as improve prognosis.