March 28, 2020

A decline in smell can be a sign of Coronavirus infection

A new sign of corona virus infection is being claimed. Britain’s ENT doctors quoted some reports as saying that a loss in smell could be a sign of infection. The problem of eating the power of smelling is called anosmia.

Physicians in the ear, nose and throat quoted reports from their colleagues that if people did not notice any symptoms other than their inability to smell, then such people should keep themselves apart for seven days.

Professor Claire Hopkins, chair of the British Rhinological Society, said, ‘We really want to spread awareness that this can be a sign of infection and people who lose their ability to smell should isolate themselves.

This can help prevent infection from spreading and save lives. ‘ Clare and British ENT Group President Nirmal Kumar issued a joint statement urging physicians to use personal protective equipment during treatment of patients who have lost their ability to sniff. Because two ENT specialists in Britain have been found infected with the corona virus.

Many ENT doctors came in grip in Wuhan

According to Claire, reports from Wuhan city in China earlier warned that ear, nose and larynx experts, as well as several eye doctors, were found to be infected by the corona virus. Many also died. The corona virus was introduced from Wuhan itself.

30 percent cases in South Korea

British doctors quoted reports from some other countries as saying that many patients complained of anosmia. In South Korea, about 30 percent of the two thousand victims had complained of inability to smell.

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