“Parkinson’s disease or parkinsonism have been described after infections by viruses, such as influenza A, Epstein-Barr virus, varicella zoster, hepatitis C virus, HIV, Japanese encephalitis virus, or West Nile virus. We report a patient with probable Parkinson’s disease, who was diagnosed after severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection….”

Cohen ME et al: A case of probable Parkinson’s disease after SARS-CoV-2 infection. Lancet Neurology 19(10): 804-805, 2020.


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