A dry cough…

September 18, 2009

Your shower may be blasting you with germs: study

Mycobacterium avium is linked to pulmonary disease, causing symptoms such as a persistent drug cough, breathlessness and fatigue, and most often infects people with compromised immune system but can occasionally infect healthy people.

Your article uses the phrase “persistent drug cough” but I think you mean it to read “persistent dry cough.”

David M.

Yes. We corrected: GBU Editor

Festival-goers shower at the Paleo music festival in Nyon, Switzerland, July 24, 2009. REUTERS/Valentin Flauraud

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