A new study from the Journal of Internal Medicine suggests that COVID-19 symptoms may be persistent or at least persistent than other symptoms.
Studies have shown that 86% of patients with mild COVID-19 “lost their perception of taste and smell.” But a handful of people have never been able to get the taste or smell back.
- In fact, according to PennLive, the study found that 15.3% of patients had not regained sensation after 60 days.After six months, 4.7% of people had not experienced a return.
Some doctors told The Wall Street Journal that some cases revealed. “People̵7;s senses may not return”
Leo Newhouse, a neurologist at LICSW, wrote on the Harvard Health website, “Some of us may never get our scent or taste back.”
Sense of smell and taste
The loss of the sense of smell and taste is a symptom of the March 2020 coronavirus, as I wrote on Deseret News.In fact, it was one of the first symptoms seen among scientists.
Rudy Gobert, the Utah jazz band star, tweeted at the start of the epidemic that he felt like he had lost his sense of taste and smell due to the virus.
- He tweeted, “Just letting you guys know. Odor and taste loss is definitely one of the symptoms, not smelling anything in the past four days. Who has experienced the same problem?”