29 Sep Los Angeles Times: I Recovered From COVID but My Nose Didn’t. Here’s How I Cope
Two and a half years ago, my nose stopped working.
That’s when I realized how often smell comes up in daily conversation: “That Uber smelled weird,” or “that woman was wearing way too much perfume,” or “someone’s definitely smoking weed nearby.”
I have anosmia, a symptom of long COVID. I caught the virus early in the pandemic and had terrible symptoms, but after a week of bed rest, I was ready to resume my life. My nose wasn’t.