Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It not only causes respiratory illness but also neurological problems. We are gonna further discuss anosmia (loss of smell) which is a common primary symptom in COVID 19 with the help of zebrafish.
The zebrafish which are in good condition are selected and a chemical mutagen is used to induce random point mutation. It provide a powerful system to model RP, and they have been used to model a number of human retinal-degenerative diseases.