Anosmia – The Missing and Common Link Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Covid-19
Received Date: July 19, 2021; Published Date: August 10, 2021
Concurrent evidence of some neurological manifestations in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and corona virus diseases 2019 (COVID-19) has beaconed towards common links between these two global crises. Among numerous complications, the COVID-19 sufferers suffer from loss of smell or anosmia. Similar experience has been noticed in the AD patients. Thus, AD and COVI-19 might have some common links with respect to pathophysiology and this co-mediation might pave a new vista in withstanding these two calamities in a concerted fashion. Thus, the present article delves out the missing link between AD and COVID-19 followed by direction towards their plausible common controlling strategies.
Keywords:Alzheimer’s disease; Anosmia; COVID-19; Neurodegenerative disease; SARS CoV-2