Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Loss of sense of smell and taste may last up to 5 months after COVID-19

People with COVID-19 may lose their sense of smell and taste for up to five months after infection, according to a preliminary study released today, February 22, 2021, that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New Zealand city going into 3-day lockdown after virus found

New Zealand's largest city of Auckland will go into a three-day lockdown beginning just before midnight Sunday following the discovery of three unexplained coronavirus cases in the community.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Research finds COVID plasma donation is fuelled by kindness

Researchers have given new insights into why people would choose to donate COVID-19 plasma after recovering from the virus, which will be used to support the recruitment of convalescent plasma donors to help treat current ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Loss of smell is the best sign of COVID-19

Two international studies confirm that for the majority of patients with respiratory infections who lose the sense of smell, this is due to COVID-19. The disease also often results in both loss of taste and the other senses ...

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