Loss of taste and smell has also been added to the symptoms of the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19) in the UK.
In a statement from the Ministry of Health in the UK,
“From today on, people should isolate themselves in case of constant cough, fever, or inability to smell (anosmia).” expression was used.
In the statement, it was noted that anosmia expresses the loss of the sense of smell, but because it is interrelated, loss of taste may also be observed in infected people.
In the statement, which emphasized that the data about Covid-19 was closely followed, it was stated that this new element was added to the list after a detailed evaluation.
In England, only those who have seen constant cough and fever have been asked to isolate themselves. Experts stated that for some time, Covid-19 meet experienced loss of taste and smell.
World Health Organization reports that in Covid-19 patients, fever, cough, and fatigue, as well as sore throat, diarrhea, conjunctivitis (red eye), headache, loss of taste and smell, skin rash, and color change in the fingers or toes.