Expert reveals new symptoms for detecting coronavirus in patients

Grant Boone
March 23, 2020

Nonetheless, she advised that examination around the new manifestations for Covid-19 isn't far-reaching in the clinical network. In an announcement, they stated: Proof from different nations is that the passage point for the coronavirus is frequently in the eyes, nose and throat regions.

They confirmed that a significant number of people turned smell and taste blind before being tested positive for coronavirus.

Bangladesh has released very little information about coronavirus positive patients or its observation about the nature of the virus though three people have died with some parts of the country already under lockdown. Also, some patients of the disease may suffer from a runny nose, nasal congestion, sore throat, body aches, and diarrhea. A mild case of the illness means that as if it is a regular cold.

According to World Health Organization, one in six people become seriously ill with the COVID-19. There are some more serious conditions that can cause permanent anosmia, but it's more commonly linked to minor illnesses with a short duration.

It was found out that there are asymptomatic carriers of the novel coronavirus.

'COVID-19 patients may not always come with fever.

Anosmia, the loss of sense of smell, and ageusia, an accompanying diminished sense of taste, have emerged as peculiar telltale signs of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, and possible markers of infection.

The experts from the United Kingdom said that the patients who tested positive for the Covid-19 in South Korea, China, and Italy had reported anosmia or hyposmia, which is the loss of the sense of smell.

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There had been widespread testing on the COVID-19 in South Korea.

The world is now dealing with the pandemic that Coronavirus is, and while everyone has been taking their own measures to stay home and have been keeping up with the prescribed precautions, it looks like we still don't know everything about the COVID 19.

"We really want to raise awareness that this is a sign of infection and that anyone who develops loss of sense of smell should self-isolate", Hopkins said, according to The New York Times.

The two professors revealed that the majority of the patients from different parts of the world who tested positive for the novel coronavirus are exclusively experiencing a loss of smell and taste.

"This was initially thought to be nearly exclusively respiratory", he said, adding that "fever, cough, and shortness of breath, quot; still appear to be the predominant symptoms of Covid-19".

"There have been a rapidly growing number of reports of a significant increase in the number of patients presenting with anosmia in the absence of other symptoms - this has been widely shared on medical discussion boards by surgeons from all regions managing a high incidence of cases". She cited reports from doctors in Iran, the U.S., France and northern Italy in a letter posted on March 21 on ENT UK's website.

After National Basketball Association player Rudy Gobert-Bourgarel stuck the coronavirus, he puzzled whether or not others had suffered the similar loss of odor and taste he skilled.

"I think these patients may be some of the hitherto hidden carriers that have facilitated the rapid spread of Covid-19". They are posing as a great threat to spreading the disease.

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