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Scientists Sniff Out Why COVID Patients Lose Smell

New research sheds light on the causes (and solutions) for the lingering effects of COVID on the sense of smell.

Photo by Dana Tentis: https://www.pexels.com/photo/man-smelling-prawn-and-pasta-dish-on-white-ceramic-plate-671809/

A significant number of people who caught earlier COVID variants still can’t smell after a year, says a study by Italian researchers. These and other results bring forward fresh insights into the infection’s curious relationship with a loss of smell.

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