Face Blindness In Covid: Know what is face blindness.

Covid 19:

A person suffering from Covid-19 may later develop prosopagnosia, also known as face blindness, a recent study has revealed.

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes, Face Blindness is a kind of neurological disorder i.e. brain related disorder in which there is difficulty in recognizing faces.

According to a study published in the journal Cortex, many people have started facing problems related to face recognition and navigation among the symptoms of Kovid-19. 

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The study focused on Annie, a 28-year-old woman who was diagnosed with Covid in March 2020.

Before this, Annie never had any problem in recognizing faces, but after 2 months after getting infected with Coronavirus, she also started having difficulty in recognizing the faces of people close to her family.

Annie once passed by her father in a restaurant but could not recognize his face.

Annie told, it felt as if my father's voice was coming from the mouth of a stranger.

Annie told the researchers that she had to rely on her voice to recognize someone. 

Annie also has difficulty in knowing the way, due to which she has to struggle even to reach the grocery store.

Researchers at Dartmouth College, US, conducted research on 54 people infected with Kovid and found that excessive people face difficulty in recognizing faces and paths.

Researchers wrote in their study that Annie's results show that neurological problems such as brain damage and vision problems are commonly seen with people after having Kovid-19.

However, the researchers also found that more studies are needed before reaching any firm conclusions. 

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