Evidence of direct viral damage to olfactory complex in patients testing positive for SARS-CoV-2

What The Article Says: Researchers report the clinicopathologic and autopsy findings observed in the olfactory system of two patients with SARS-CoV-2-positive nasal swabs.

Authors: Patrizia Morbini M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Pavia in Pavia, Italy, is the corresponding author.

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(doi:10.1001/jamaoto.2020.2366)

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JAMA Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery