Not only does COVID-19 damage the lungs, heart and kidneys, it can also cause severe brain damage — with patients suffering neurological conditions including paranoia and hallucinations, a British scientific study has revealed.
A preliminary study of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 has found the disease can damage the brain, causing complications such as stroke, inflammation, psychosis and dementia-like symptoms in some severe cases.
There's simply no denying the fact that humans have drastically altered, developed, and ransacked much of the natural world for our own ends. But how much of the planet's surface remains free of our often malign influence?
Floods unleased by heavy rain across Iran in recent weeks have caused an estimated $8.3 billion in damage to roads, bridges, homes and agricultural land, state media cited ministers as telling lawmakers on Sunday.
Iran’s minister of roads and urban development said on Tuesday that recent floods have caused a total of 30,000 billion rials (nearly $715m at the official rate set by the government) damage to the country’s infrastructure including roads and bridges.