Studies have established a link between vocal cord mobility and COVID infection. “Laryngeal nerve palsy may represent part of the neurological spectrum of COVID-19. When changing voice in patients during COVID-19 infection, the possibility of vocal cord paralysis due to injury should be considered. peripheral nerves caused by SARS-CoV-2,” one study said.
Injury to the vagus nerve that controls voice, swallowing, breathing, and coughing can occur during COVID. Dr. Jonathan Aviv, otolaryngologist at Mount Sinai, said: ‘If the vagus has a virus, it won’t work properly and one of the symptoms is shortness of breath with or without cough. Hospital in New York City told a health magazine.