American scientists have proposed that loss of smell or taste be added to the list of screening tools. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: loss of smell or taste could be a symptom, growing evidence suggests

  • Studies and observations in several countries indicate significant numbers of patients experience a loss of smell
  • Identifying these symptoms could allow testing and isolation of people who would otherwise infect others, doctors say
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
American scientists have proposed that loss of smell or taste be added to the list of screening tools. Photo: AFP
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