Outbreak of terrible ‘lurgy that’s not Covid’ with coughs that last ‘for weeks’ sweeps UK
A massive outbreak of a terrible ‘lurgy that isn’t Covid’ is sweeping the nation, with ‘never ending’ coughs that last for weeks – and people are complaining that as soon as they finally get rid of it – it comes back again. A program of flu and covid vaccinations has been taking place for vulnerable people this winter.
But people are saying that they are getting terrible respiratory tract infections (RTIs) but not testing positive for Covid – although the symptoms of coughs, sore throats and producing lots of phlegm are similar to coronavirus. Official NHS advice on RTIs is that most will get better without treatment, but sometimes a person may need to see a GP. .. read more