Below you will find details of new tinnitus and hearing loss research papers and studies related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Please follow the links to read the full details. We will update this page as and when new information becomes available.

Covid-19 pandemic makes tinnitus worse for nearly half of UK sufferers

A study looking at the experiences of people with tinnitus worldwide during the Covid-19 pandemic has found that nearly half (46%) of UK sufferers report that their tinnitus has been made worse due to the impact of lockdown and lifestyle changes. Find out more here.

Hearing deterioration reported by discharged Covid-19 patients

A study by audiologists at the University of Manchester - supported by the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) - has found that a significant number of patients reported a deterioration in their hearing when questioned eight weeks after discharge from a hospital admission for Covid-19. Find out more here.

A review of Covid-19 and hearing loss studies

Hearing loss and other auditory problems are strongly associated with Covid-19 according to a systematic review of research evidence led by University of Manchester and NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) scientists. Find out more here.