By Steven Reinberg        
       HealthDay Reporter

FRIDAY, July 31, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The right after outcomes of COVID-19 are a lot of, and now British researchers report that lots of sufferers recovering from infection with the new coronavirus have lingering hearing challenges.

For the review, one hundred twenty U.K. sufferers who had been hospitalized for COVID-19 took part in a telephone study.

When the sufferers have been requested if they had any changes in their hearing, thirteen% said it was worse. Eight sufferers said their hearing had deteriorated and 8 said they had tinnitus (ringing in the ears).

“We previously know that viruses these as measles, mumps and meningitis can induce hearing decline, and coronaviruses can injury the nerves that carry details to and from the brain,” said researcher Kevin Munro, a professor of audiology at the College of Manchester.

“It is possible, in