Scientists uncover why some people lose their sense of smell due to COVID-19 – University of Reading

From the first reports coming out of Wuhan, Iran and later Italy, we knew that losing your sense of smell (anosmia) was a significant symptom of the disease. Now, after months of reports, both anecdotal and more rigorous clinical findings, Jane Parker from Reading’s Flavour Centre and Simon Gane, a Consultant Rhinologist, outline a model for […]

Air pollution could help London transport planners fight COVID-19 – University of Birmingham

Measuring air quality across London could help fight COVID-19 by providing a rapid means of deciding whether to reduce public transport movement – given strong links between exposure to air pollution and COVID-19 transmission, a new study reveals. Analysis of air pollution, COVID-19 cases and fatality rates in London demonstrates a connection between increased levels […]

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