Seasonal Allergies Or Respiratory Virus? Hard To Tell
A virus spreading across parts of the Midwest could be mistaken for common allergies.By Katie Link | September 16, 2015
As if allergies aren't bad enough, here's more bad news. Doctors say a virus they started tracking this spring in the Cincinnati tri-state area mimics symptoms commonly associated with allergies.
Coughing, sneezing, itchy throat — sound familiar? We usually blame those symptoms on the great outdoors, but doctors warn it could be more serious.
Common seasonal allergies present the same symptoms as a new strain of respiratory virus, making it difficult for doctors to tell them apart.