First published: March 2022.
Major research shows that COVID-19 shrinks our brains even after mild or asymptomatic infection. Yet still, the UK government pretends we have nothing to worry about. – Today’s political cartoon by Kim Wareham.
An Oxford University study published in the journal Nature has found that COVID-19 can cause the brain to shrink between 0.2% and 2%, reduce grey matter in the regions controlling emotions and memory, and damage the areas that control the sense of smell.
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▫ Kim Wareham, Mum working with parent advocacy group @SafeEdForAll_UK. Frustrated that Press & politicians don’t talk about the lack of scientific Covid mitigations in schools, she draws cartoons around the issues.
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- Text: This piece was originally published on Twitter and re-published in PMP Magazine on 10 March 2022, with the illustrator’s consent. | The artist draws in a personal capacity.