Why people with COVID-19 may lose sense of smell, new study reveals
- Researchers have found extremely high levels of angiotensin-converting enzyme II (ACE-2) only in the area of the nose responsible for smell
In a recent study, researchers studying tissue removed from patients' noses during surgery believe they may have discovered the reason why so many people with COVID-19 lose their sense of smell, even when they have no other symptoms.
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