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Coughing hacks in the time of the coronavirus

Take your home remedies with a pinch of salt

14 June 2020 - 00:00 By

I've just recovered from a persistent dry cough. If your first thought wasn't "Have you tested for Covid?" you're an anomaly. You don't believe me? Post this status on your WhatsApp or Facebook right now: "I have a horrible tummy ache" and report back on findings.

Within 15 minutes you should have 20 home remedies and New Age concoctions. (Notice I didn't invoke Twitter. The angry sadists on that platform are just as likely to respond, "Go see a doctor, idiot" as they are to tweet, "Swallow rat poison and end your miserable life, you wank stain".)..

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