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Loss of Smell, Taste – Might be COVID-19(匂い・味が分らん:新型コロナウイルスかも)

By Billy Hammond (Copyright AELS) March 25, 2020 News reports stemming from information put out by the British Association of Otorhinolaryngology have pointed to anosmia (loss of the sense of smell) or ageusia (decline in the ability to taste things) as indicative symptoms in otherwise asymptomatic COVID-19 cases. According to an article in the NY Times, citing a report from S. Korea, some 30 percent of 2,000 patients who tested positive for the virus reported a loss of smell. A few German physicians have been reporting from 50 to 75 percent of patients experiencing the symptoms of either anosmia or ageusia or both. Italian physicians have already added the two symptoms to otherwise asymptomatic patients who are infectious. People experiencing such symptoms should self-isolate themselves until they can be tested. 匂い・味が分らん:新型コロナウイルスかも 英国の耳鼻咽喉科会の報告に基づいたニュースによると突然の臭覚障害または無味覚症は他の無症状のCOVID-19の症状であることを指摘した。 韓国の研究発表を引用したNYタイムズの記事によると2000人の陽性患者の30%が臭覚障害を訴えた。数人のドイツの医師は臭覚障害または無味覚症の患者率が50%~75%と報告した。 いずれの症状が現れたら自粛隔離や検査が適切だ。 *********** English novels by Billy Hammond […]

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