When you’re ill, the last thing you probably want is to tuck into a hot soup only to find out that it just tastes like hot water. Well, augesia, also known as loss of taste, is the sign responsible for this betrayal.
Whereas, anosmia targets your nose, stripping you of your sense of smell.
These two key signs could differentiate between the respiratory viruses during this period.
However, there’s a catch as many patients with Omicron and its subvariants are no longer struggling with loss of taste and smell, according to the British Medical Journal.
Source: | This article first appeared on Express.co.uk