When kids become ‘fussy eaters’ after Covid-19


If your child suddenly refuses to eat even their favourite foods after a Covid-19 infection, it could be because they are suffering from parosmia. — Positive Parenting

Since coming down with Covid-19 in September (2021), 11-year-old Malisse Kafi has found it difficult to eat or drink because everything tastes “like poo and rotten eggs”.

His mum Dawn Kafi, from Liverpool, England, said: “It began with Malisse thinking his food had gone off.

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