How Common Are Taste, Smell Dysfunction in COVID-19 Patients

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery

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What The Study Did: This survey study of patients with COVID-19 investigates how common the ability to taste and smell was reduced at the onset of the disease.

Authors: Fabio Ferreli, M.D., of the Humanitas Clinical and Research Center in Milan, Italy, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.1155)

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