Many people struggle with their sense of smell after Covid-19 - the next step may be 'smell training'

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Loss of smell. Woman not able to smell the scent of a lemon. Loss of smell is a possible symptom of Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
Loss of smell. Woman not able to smell the scent of a lemon. Loss of smell is a possible symptom of Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

Loss of smell, known as anosmia, has been recognised as a symptom of Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus.

However, while this is unlikely to linger post-recovery, strange and unpleasant smell distortions, known as parosmia, have also been reported by people who have had other viral infections.

If this has been your experience, there is a ray of hope. "Smell training" could help, according to new research. 

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