ANOSMIA and AGEUSIA, which refers to the loss of sense of smell and taste, respectively, are the new medical terms we now hear from the daily press briefings at Cagayan de Oro City Hall because these are increasingly common in symptoms manifested among confirmed Covid-19 cases.

According to an article at Europe PMC, this is probably due to the direct damage of the virus on the olfactory (smell) and gustatory (taste) receptors.

Read the article HERE.

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