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Hay fever and Covid symptoms guidance

Sufferers of hay fever are being particularly badly affected this year. And now people with the Delta variant of Covid-19 are reporting a runny nose and cold-like symptoms rather than the symptoms we have come to consider are more typical of Covid-19 (loss of taste/smell, high temperature, continuous cough).

So how do you distinguish if what you are suffering is an allergic reaction with hay fever or whether you have a viral infection, whether a cold or new variant Covid? With some overlap of symptoms we thought you might find this link helpful which sets out to give a handy guide for people to distinguish hay fever from other conditions: