Clinical data has shown a correlation between viral infection and tinnitus/hearing loss. Based on this data amid the current global COVID-19 pandemic, patients presenting with complaints of tinnitus and hearing loss could be on the rise. This content is an exclusive benefit for American Academy of Audiology members. If you're a member, log in and you'll get immediate access. Member Login If you're not yet a member, you'll be interested to know that joining not only gives you access to top-notch resources like this one, but also invitations to member-only events, inclusion in the member directory, participation in professional forums, and access to patient resources, tools, and continuing education. Join today!