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COVID Patients Can’t Stop and Smell the Roses

A study of over 2,500 European patients has revealed that 85.9 percent of those with mild COVID-19 symptoms lost their sense of smell. On average, this olfactory dysfunction lingered for around three weeks. In a quarter of patients, their sense of smell was impaired for over two months.

The study, published in the Journal of Internal Medicine, was conducted by Jerome R. Lechien from…




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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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