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Postmortem examination of smell sensory system in patients with COVID-19

JAMA Neurology

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: Postmortem examination of 23 patients with COVID-19 infection were conducted to investigate the association of the infection with changes in the sensory system used for smelling. Loss of smell is an early and common symptom of COVID-19.

Authors: Cheng-Ying Ho, M.D., Ph.D., of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, is the corresponding author.

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