About The Study: In this study of 219 patients with long COVID and neurologic symptoms, 64% had an impaired sense of smell, with the highest prevalence among women, adults, and those not hospitalized during the acute phase of COVID-19. Patients with an impaired sense of smell may develop severe loss of smell that may persist for more than 1 year after the onset of symptoms.
Authors: Luiz Fabio Magno Falcao, Ph.D., of Para State University in Belem, Brazil, is the corresponding author.
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