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October 2020 (Vol. 5 Issue 7)

Loss of smell and taste are signs of Covid infection (but a sore throat isn't)
About the author: 
Bryan Hubbard

Loss of smell and taste are signs of Covid infection (but a sore throat isn't) image

What are some of the symptoms of Covid-19 infection? Aside from a persistent cough and fever, a sudden loss of taste and smell are also common, even though they haven't been added to the growing list.

A sudden loss of these senses suggests you are 10 times more likely to be infected by the virus, say researchers.

A research team from the University of California at San Diego tested 1480 people who had recently developed flu-like symptoms, and 102 of them tested positive for the virus. Many of these reported a sudden and profound loss of smell and taste, but they regained these senses between two to four weeks after infection.

Those who complained of a sore throat usually didn't have Covid-19—but, aside from loss of taste and smell, typical symptoms include fever, fatigue, cough and difficulty breathing.

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(Source: International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology, 2020; doi: 10.1002/alr.22579)

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