Neuroimmune correlates of the nervous system involvement of COVID-19: A commentary

J Clin Neurosci. 2020 Aug;78:449-450. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2020.05.056. Epub 2020 May 27.


Neuropsychiatric manifestations of COVID-19 have been started reporting.Nervous system involvement of SARS-CoV-2 are yet to be elucidated.COVID-19 may involve both neuroimmune response and direct viral transmission.

Keywords: COVID-19; Coronavirus pandemic; Cytokines; Neuropsychiatric symptoms; Viral encephalitis.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Betacoronavirus*
  • Coronavirus Infections*
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome*
  • Humans
  • Pandemics*
  • Pneumonia, Viral*

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2