Scientists from University College London and the Royal National Committee of Great Britain talked about a new symptom of coronavirus, which is associated with a change in hearing. On Sunday, October 18, Express reports, citing a study.
It is noted that several patients with COVID-19, before they learned about their disease, complained of tinnitus, in which a person feels ringing or tinnitus for no external reason.
In addition, the scientists indicated that cases of complete hearing loss were also recorded in those patients who suffered a severe coronavirus, writes Gazeta.ru.
On the eve, the academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences said that a weak immune system and immunodeficiency provoke a severe course of COVID-19.
On October 17, scientists from the University of Liverpool said that successive flu and coronavirus infections six times increase the risk of dying from COVID-19.
On October 10, British scientists named the new symptoms of the coronavirus. These are muscle pain, fatigue, and blisters on the legs. According to experts, symptoms can manifest themselves in different ways depending on the age and characteristics of the patient’s body.
The three officially recognized symptoms of this infection are fever, persistent cough, and loss of smell and taste, experts said.
The spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes the disease COVID-19, began at the end of December last year. The Chinese city of Wuhan became the hotbed of infection. For several months, the disease spread to more than 210 countries of the world. On March 11, WHO declared a coronavirus pandemic.
According to Worldometer data, as of October 18, over 40.1 million cases of COVID-19 have been registered on the planet, more than 1.1 million people have died, and 29.9 million have been cured.