Is it possible that people who recover from COVID-19 will be plagued with long term side effects from the infection? An infectious disease physician reviews the evidence so far.
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Many respiratory viruses cause us to temporarily lose our sense of smell. But SARS-CoV-2 isn't like those other viruses. Researchers are now exploring how it differs and whether patients recover.
June 4, 2020 • ~8 min
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Patients who later test positive for COVID-19 are reporting early loss of smell and taste. Researchers are now trying to understand if this could be an early sign of the disease.
March 27, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: coronavirus common-cold severe-acute-respiratory-syndrome-sars viruses smell anosmia senses taste olfactory
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