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Read about how smell tests using direct measures versus self-report show 75% of people with COVID-19 lose their sense of smell.

A real-time COVID-19 Smell Loss tracker. Created at Monell, this tool allows people to stay up-to-date with global COVID-19 research, specifically studies reporting smell loss. Please be patient – the page takes a moment to load.

Read about how you can participate in (and share) a Monell study regarding your sense of smell and COVID-19.

Learn about a self-administered test to track the acuity of your senses of smell and taste, the loss of which are useful predictors of COVID-19.

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Read an interview with Pam Dalton, who studies how emotions and thought patterns affect the way people perceive odor and sensory input from their surroundings (July 31, 2020)

Read a press release about Monell’s involvement in the Global Consortium of Chemosensory Researchers (GCCR). (Apr 7, 2020)

Read an interview with Dr. Bruce Kimball – who studies how disease alters animals’ body odors – about how his work may possibly inform the COVID-19 pandemic. (Apr 6, 2020)

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