Loss of the sense of smell and taste is one of the most common symptoms of infection with the Coronavirus
A recent study at the University of London College revealed the most prominent sign of symptoms of infection with the Coronavirus, and denied that the symptoms of coughing and coughing were the most prominent.
In this study, health data from primary care centers in London were evaluated, and it was found that the most common symptom among patients is loss of smell and taste. By 78% of the total who lost their sense of smell and taste, the results of the examination were positive.
This study recommended the necessity of adopting the symptoms of losing the sense of smell and taste, which are the most prominent symptom of people with corona, and that case should require immediate isolation.
And 78% of those who lost their sense of smell and taste did not show symptoms of coughing and coughing, by 40% of them, despite their positive results.
"As we approach the second wave of the Coronavirus, early recognition of the symptoms of the disease by the public will be important to limit the spread of infection," said Rachel Batterham, the lead researcher in this study, and there are many countries around the world that do not recognize the loss of the sense of smell and taste as one of the main symptoms For the virus, and this must change in order for knowledge and caution to spread in the future.
She said: "Our findings show that losing the sense of smell or taste is a very reliable indicator of the likelihood of a person being infected with the" Covid-19 "virus, and if we want to limit the spread of this epidemic, governments around the world must now consider it a major criterion for home quarantine and tracking Contact persons