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Odours that COVID patients are unable to smell
Telangana Today | 01/10/2020 05:45 PM | Click to read full article
According to a report, researchers made use of five different types of aromas, commonly present in all Indian households to develop a “smell test”
Five aromas were finally chosen for the smell test i.e. garlic, peppermint, cardamom, coconut oil, and fennel. After conducting the study, the researchers narrowed the two aromas that COVID-19 patients were unable to detect i.e. coconut oil and the scent of peppermint.