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Covid: Why Do Some Lose Smell?

RESEARCHERS ARE CLOSER TO UNDERSTANDING why some people lose their smell sense after contracting Covid-19. Researchers recently identified a genetic risk factor associated with smell loss, taking us much closer to much-needed treatment for those who suffer from the condition.

Approximately six months after experiencing a Covid-19 infection, upwards of in the USA still have alterations in…




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Michael Hunter MD

Michael Hunter MD

I have degrees from Harvard, Yale, and Penn. I am a radiation oncologist in the Seattle area. You may find me regularly posting at

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