Epilepsy diagnosis after Covid-19: a population-wide study

Whether SARS-CoV-2 infects, and how it affects, the central nervous system (CNS) in the acute phase of disease has been an issue of research and discussion during the Covid-19 pandemic. The virus does not appear to be highly neurotropic or neuroinvasive, although rare cases of SARS-CoV-2 related encephalitis have been described [1].