MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Researchers are studying what they’re calling an “emerging public health concern” related to the pandemic.
According to a new study, between 700,000 and 1.6 million Americans who had COVID either lost or had a change in their sense of smell.READ MORE: Travel Restricted From Southern Africa, Dow Drops 905 Points Over New COVID Variant Concerns
For some, that change has lasted for more than six months.READ MORE: Man Shot While Driving On I-75; FHP: At Least One Vehicle Shot At On S. Fla. Highways Every Week
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The study calls for more research into the long-term loss of a sense of smell.