Covid-19 test caused brain fluid leak in US patient: study
Covid-19 test caused brain fluid leak in US patient: study

Washington (AFP) – A Covid-19 nasal swab test ruptured the lining at the base of a US woman’s skull, causing cerebrospinal fluid to leak from her nose and putting her at risk of brain infection, doctors reported in a medical journal Thursday.The patient, who is in her 40s, had an undiagnosed rare condition and the test she received may have been carried out improperly, a sequence of improbable events that means the risk from nasal tests remains very low.But health care professionals should take care to follow testing protocols closely, Jarrett Walsh, senior author of the paper that appeared in…

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