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Neurological manifestations of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic 2019–2020
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    Neurological manifestations of COVID-19: Sleep-wake disorders are probable after SARS-CoV-2 infection
    • Alain Buguet, Neurophysiologist, Invited Scientist, M.D., Ph.D. Malaria Research Unit, UMR 5246 CNRS, Claude-Bernard Lyon-1 University, 69622 Villeurbanne, France
    • Other Contributors:
      • Manny W. Radomski, Professor Emeritus, Physiology
      • Jacques Reis, Neurologist, Professor Conv., M.D.
      • Raymond Cespuglio, Director Emeritus, Neuroscience, Ph.D.
      • Peter S. Spencer, Professor, Neuroscience, Ph.D.
      • Gustavo C Román, Professor, Neurologist, M.D.

    Alain Buguet1, Manny W. Radomski2, Jacques Reis3, Raymond Cespuglio4, Peter S. Spencer5, Gustavo C. Román6
    Authors’s affiliations
    • UMR 5246 CNRS, Claude-Bernard Lyon-1 University, Villeurbanne, France
    • Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
    • Faculté de Médecine, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
    • Neurocampus Michel Jouvet, Claude-Bernard Lyon-1 University, Lyon, France
    • Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    • Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Houston Methodist Hospital, USA, and Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    • Correspondence to Prof. Alain Buguet, Malaria Research Unit, UMR 5246 CNRS, Claude-Bernard Lyon-1 University, 69622 Villeurbanne, France;

    We read with interest the Post-Script comment by Liu et al. highlighting the neurological manifestations of SARS-CoV-2 infection. We would like to contribute additional information on the neurology of COVID-19, as recently published by our group at the World Federation of Neurology.1 In addition to the reported disorders affecting central and peripheral nervous system as well as muscle, we add sleep-wake disorders to the list of conditions that may be associated with COVID-19 both during and fol...

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