05 Oct KYW Newsradio: New Research Confirms Taste and Smell Losses are COVID-19 Indicators
Posted at 13:03h in Media Mentions
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New research confirms what we’ve been hearing for months from doctors and patients: people who lose their sense of smell and taste are highly likely to have been infected with coronavirus.
A British research team recruited nearly 600 volunteers during the peak of the pandemic in London this past Spring, and they found that 77% had COVID-19 antibodies. Around 80% of that group had lost their senses of smell and taste.