By CBSMiami.com Team

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.

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For some, that change has lasted for more than six months.

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Most recover their sense of smell eventually, but some may never do so.

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The study calls for more research into the long-term loss of a sense of smell.

CBSMiami.com Team