Scientists from the University of Manchester have identified a hearing problem recover from coronavirus. Their study published in the scientific publication American Journal of Otolaryngology.

Experts tracked the status of 121 patients with coronavirus, of which 16 have reported the hearing loss. Problems they appeared two months after discharge from the hospital.

the Researchers stressed that other viruses, such as measles, mumps and meningitis can also cause hearing impairment. It is noted that this may be due to auditory neuropathy, which disrupted the transmission of signals via the hearing nerve to the brain.

However, the scientists believe that auditory system is infected with coronavirus patients could also be affected by stress and use against infection drugs.

Previously, Dr. Emily Holmes from the Swedish Uppsala University warned that the coronavirus pandemic has an impact on mental health. According to the medic, mental effects in the context of the pandemic is particularly strong in the elderly and children — as well as the body and psyche are linked, physicians need to work with new forms of treatment that take into account this fact.