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The Covid Diaries

Robert’s struggle to recover his sense of smell after a Corona-KO

Robert Camuto regaining sense of smell after covid-19
Part 1:

Home Alone in my Covid cave

Just before Christmas on a routine test before travel, I was diagnosed with COVID-19, relegating me to 21 days in isolation over the holidays under Italy’s tough quarantine rule. Four days later, in my Covid Cave, I lost all sense of smell and the world became an odorous void.

Part 2:

Recovering my nose after a Covid KO

Some weeks later, my smell is 20 percent back. Working to get my nose back is a struggle, and the damage is weirdly random. But I’m training like a scent pro in hopes it will rebound quickly.

Part 3:

Post-Covid lessons for 2021

Has COVID taught us anything? I sure hope so. Here are my thoughts on what we should have learned for the year ahead.

The Covid Diaries