Launched on April 23, the seventh video of the series analyzes articles about olfactory and taste losses related to COVID-19.


Video Script:
Givago da Silva Souza (Federal University of Pará, UFPA)
Anderson Manoel Herculano (Federal University of Pará, UFPA)

Project Coordination:
Débora Foguel (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ)

Video Production Team:
Lucia Bianconi (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ) – team leader
Amanda Kelen Soares Melo (Medicine student, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ)

Evaluation Committee:
Helena B. Nader (Vice-President, Brazilian Academy of Sciences, ABC)
João Batista Calixto (Vice-President for the South Region, Brazilian Academy of Sciences, ABC)
Mauro Teixeira (Vice-President for the Minas Gerais and Midwest Region, Brazilian Academy of Sciences, ABC)
Lucile Winter (Board of Directors, Brazilian Society for the Advancement of Science, SBPC)


Watch the Video (in Portuguese):


Hwang, C-S. Olfactory neuropathy in severe acute syndrome: report of case. Acta Neurol Taiwan, 15:26-28, 2006. /
Van Riel D, Leijten LM, Verdijk RM, et al. Evidence for influenza virus CNS invasion along the olfactory route in an immunocompromised infant. J Infect Dis 2014; 210: 419–423. /
Van Riel D, Verdijk R, Kuiken T. The olfactory nerve: a shortcut for influenza and other viral diseases into the central nervous system. J Pathol. 2015;235(2):277–287. doi:10.1002/path.4461 /
Suzuki M, Saito K, Min WP, et al. Identification of viruses in patients with postviral olfactory dysfunction. Laryngoscope. 2007;117(2):272–277. doi:10.1097/01.mlg.0000249922.37381.1e /
AAO-HNS. AAO-HNS: Anosmia, Hyposmia, and Dysgeusia Symptoms of Coronavirus Disease. /