COVID-19 Miniseries Episode 7: Anosmia – What’s Currently Known
This episode was recorded on March 25, 2020.
Guest: Erin K. O’Brien, M.D. (@ErinOBrienMD)
Host: Amit K. Ghosh, M.D., M.B.A. (@AmitGhosh006)
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What’s currently known about anosmia as a symptom of COVID-19 infection? Should we be using it as a screening tool? What causes it to occur when someone is infected with SARS-CoV-2 and what’s the prevalence in symptomatic vs otherwise asymptomatic individuals? Dr. Erin O’Brien gives an up-to-date overview of current reports, treatment options, and what you need to know about anosmia.