15 Jun The New York Times: Distorted, Bizarre Food Smells Haunt Covid Survivors
Marcel Kuttab first sensed something was awry while brushing her teeth a year ago, several months after recovering from COVID-19.
Her toothbrush tasted dirty, so she threw it out and got a new one. Then she realized the toothpaste was at fault. Onions and garlic and meat tasted putrid, and coffee smelled like gasoline — all symptoms of the once little-known condition called parosmia that distorts the senses of smell and taste.