Patients who later test positive for COVID-19 are reporting early loss of smell and taste. Researchers are now trying to understand if this could be an early sign of the disease.
Researchers are currently looking into these reports to confirm whether loss of smell is an early indication of COVID-19.
Infections like coronavirus can kill the nerves that let you smell, but they'll usually grow back within weeks.
It's hell to lose your sense of smell.
Smell – the strangest of all the senses.
Our senses of taste and smell are linked to one another in ways that experts are continuing to explore. See if you can answer some questions for which experts have discovered some surprising answers.