On this week's episode of Olfactory Issues, Dave, Nastassia and The Rest are joined by a supergroup of scientists. We have returning friends of the show Arielle Johnson & Harold McGee, plus newcomer Sandeep Robert Datta. Dr. Datta has been researching the effects of COVID-19 on our sense of smell and this episode tackles what we know and what we don't, including: how this loss of smell is different from the loss you might get from the common cold; speculations on the mechanisms involved; how many people experience symptoms; possible treatments; and more.
Plus, Harold is shares his pre-COVID experience of having anosmia.
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