Mini Review
Volume 13 Issue 10 - 2021
Effects of COVID-19 on Alzheimer’s Patients: A Brief Overview
Nabeela Khanam1* and Nazish Fatima2*
1Research Scholar, Interdisciplinary Brain Research Centre, JNMC, AMU, Aligarh, India
2Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, JNMC, AMU, Aligarh, India
*Corresponding Author: Nabeela Khanam, Research Scholar, Interdisciplinary Brain Research Centre, JNMC, AMU, Aligarh, India.
Received: June 12, 2021; Published: September 14, 2021


Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Old age people are mostly effected by AD. Ab oligomers and fibrils are the principal components of the plaque which is formed by the accumulation of beta amyloid. According to US Census Bureau data, between 2000 and 2020, the number will raised by over 200% and the number of people between 90 - 95 years will be double. However, prevalence rates of AD seem to be lower (1 - 3%) in India and sub Saharan.

COVID-19 pandemic has had impact on all age groups but highly effected old age people and AD patients. Studies suggested that AD patients are more likely contract COVID-19 than non-AD people. In thus review we have discussed how COVID-19 effects AD patients.

Keywords: COVID-19; Alzheimer’s Disease; Amyloid Beta; APOE4; Dementia; Neurogenerative Disorder


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Citation: Nabeela Khanam and Nazish Fatima. “Effects of COVID-19 on Alzheimer’s Patients: A Brief Overview”. EC Neurology 13.10 (2021): 47-49.

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