Rapid Review Quiz: COVID-19 Updates

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD


September 28, 2022

A recent analysis showed that anosmia, not clinical status of disease severity, significantly predicted cognitive impairment among adults aged 18-65 years. Another study that surveyed about 17,500 patients revealed that loss of taste and smell are no longer the most common COVID-19 symptoms. Sore throat (58%), headache (49%), blocked nose (40%), cough with no phlegm (40%), and runny nose (40%) are now all more common. A third study found that cutaneous manifestations of COVID-19 differed by variant but made no associations with anosmia.

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