How long does it take for taste, smell to come back after coronavirus (COVID-19) infection?
The study found that after one month, 49% of patients had regained their senses, while another 41% had overall improvement. Patients admitted with COVID-19 were compared to patients with influenza in two New York hospitals. Researchers found 1.6% of coronavirus patients experienced strokes, compared to only 0.2% of influenza patients. Adjusting for age, sex and race, the likelihood of COVID-19 patients developing a stroke was 7.6% higher. COVID-19 surveillance effortsA Centers For Disease Control and Prevention publication that looked at COVID-19 surveillance efforts in 26 Detroit skilled nursing facilities found 44% of those tested were positive for the virus, with 24% dying.
There's a new symptom of coronavirus, doctors say: Sudden loss of smell or taste
A loss of a sense of smell or taste may be a symptom of COVID-19, medical groups representing ear, nose and throat specialists have warned. Anosmia is the loss of smell while dysgeusia is an altered sense of taste. But Ruiz had another set of symptoms: "I lost taste, food wasnt appetizing, I couldnt smell anything." Rudy Gobert, the Utah Jazz center who tested positive for the coronavirus nearly two weeks ago, tweeted that he lost his sense of smell and taste, writing "havent been able to smell anything for the last four days." Denneny said patients could recover their sense of smell fully, permanently lose it or land anywhere in between.monroenews.com