As several states start to reopen, fever checks have been widely used by workplaces, stores, airports, and restaurants to screen for COVID-19. But using thermometers to check people's temperature isn't a foolproof way to identify cases.
Since loss of smell is one of the earliest symptoms for many people, experts have raised the idea of using a smell test as part of the screenings.
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks to Sharon Begley, senior science writer for STAT, a health and medicine publication.
This segment aired on July 8, 2020.