- According to a new study, the risk of older people developing Alzheimer’s disease over a one-year period nearly doubled following a COVID-19 diagnosis.
- The highest risk was observed in women ages 85 and older.
- Researchers aren’t sure whether COVID-19 triggers the development of Alzheimer’s disease or if it quickens its emergence.
By Beth JoJack on September 20, 2022
Fact checked by Maria Gifford
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