NBA Player With Coronavirus Says He Lost Sense Of Smell & Taste

NBA Player Rudy Gobert Says He Lost Sense Of Smell After Testing Positive For Coronavirus

RUDY GOBERT UPDATE – Two weeks after testing positive for coronavirus, NBA pro player Rudy Gobert says he’d lost his sense of smell and taste.

Previously, the NBA suspended the rest of the season as the US continued to report new cases of the virus. Moreover, some of its players had already tested positive for the virus.

The NBA player had faced criticisms before for how he acted prior to his diagnosis. During a press conference, he joked about the disease and touched recorders and microphones.

NBA Player With Coronavirus Says He Lost Sense Of Smell & Taste
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Today, about two weeks after testing positive, Rudy Gobert says he has lost his sense of smell and taste.

Gobert took to Twitter to give fans an update regarding his current situation. He said he had lost his sense of smell and taste.

In another report, British medical experts had previously identified “anosmia” (the loss of ability to smell) and ageusia (the loss of taste) as possible symptoms of COVID-19 even without experiencing common symptoms such as:

  • Fever
  • Coughing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat

In addition to this, Chinese experts found that infected men who want to have children or maintain a – get additional tests.

Professor Li Yufeng of the Center for Reproductive Medicine of Tongji Medical College in Wuhan stated the coronavirus cells invade cells in the body such as:

  • testes
  • small intestine
  • kidney
  • heart
  • thyroid

Meanwhile, the team experts led by Professor Li Yufeng stated that “theoretically” the new coronavirus could cause testicular damage. Furthermore, sperm production, androgen synthesis, and overall quality of fertility.

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