But what is a “minor” respiratory tract infection?
Dr Jennifer Cole, biological anthropologist, took to ITV’s Good Morning Britain, to offer her explanation.
When asked by GMB presenter Susanna Reid whether a minor respiratory tract infection is a mild cold, Dr Cole answered: “It would be, so it would be coughing and thinking you have symptoms of a cough.”
She added: “Coronavirus is a cold – one of the viruses that cause common cold is a coronavirus. So it’s a different coronavirus.
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