LOSS OF SMELL
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.