This is how you can get rid of the hacking cough sweeping the UK
A persistent hacking cough continues to sweep Britain, with Coventry and Warwickshire residents suffering.
Surgeries across the West Midlands have been inundated by people complaining of huge coughing fits.
The virus has led to thousands across the region suffering from a nasty cough – and it can’t be treated with antibiotics.
According to NHS Choices, there’s usually no need to see your GP if you or your child have a mild cough for a week or two.
However, you should seek medical advice if:
You’ve had a cough for more than three weeks Your cough is particularly severe or is getting worse... read more
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