Coronavirus and NINDS

COVID-19, which means Coronavirus disease 2019, is a virus that can affect people of all ages in many ways. SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is challenging because it can have short- and long-term effects on multiple organ systems throughout the body, including the lungs (which appears to be its main target), kidneys, heart, and brain. NINDS is investing in research that will study the neurological complications of COVID-19.

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COVID-19 and the Nervous System

Learn more about the possible neurological complications associated with COVID-19.

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Funding Opportunities

Explore COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 funding opportunities available through NINDS and NIH.

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News & Events

Find the latest NINDS research news on COVID-19 and upcoming events.

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Learn more about COVID-19 and help raise awareness by sharing these resources.

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