Some of those affected by the latest outbreak in Beijing reported the loss of smell or taste. Photo: APSome of those affected by the latest outbreak in Beijing reported the loss of smell or taste. Photo: AP
Some of those affected by the latest outbreak in Beijing reported the loss of smell or taste. Photo: AP

Coronavirus studies strengthen link between loss of smell or taste and Covid-19

  • A study of patients infected during the latest outbreak in Beijing adds to the weight of evidence that it may be a symptom of the disease
  • A study earlier this month also concluded that the phenomenon was an ‘important screening criteria’ for patients showing no other symptoms
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Some of those affected by the latest outbreak in Beijing reported the loss of smell or taste. Photo: APSome of those affected by the latest outbreak in Beijing reported the loss of smell or taste. Photo: AP
Some of those affected by the latest outbreak in Beijing reported the loss of smell or taste. Photo: AP
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