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Olfactory/Taste

How COVID-19 causes smell loss

Olfactory support cells, not neurons, are vulnerable to novel coronavirus infection At a glance: Loss of smell is the main neurological symptom of COVID-19, but the underlying mechanism has been unclear New study shows infection of…

Sniffing out smell

New study reveals how the brain organizes information about odors The premiere of the movie Scent of Mystery in 1960 marked a singular event in the annals of cinema: the first, and last, motion picture debut "in glorious Smell-O-Vision."…

COVID-19 threatens the entire nervous system

Neurological symptoms may appear before fever or cough CHICAGO --- A new review of neurological symptoms of COVID-19 patients in current scientific literature reveals the disease poses a global threat to the entire nervous system,…