The tale of the virus that stole Christmas
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The tale of the virus that stole Christmas

Jane Bates Ophthalmic nurse, Hampshire

‘How was Christmas?’ I asked a friend. ‘It wasn’t,’ she replied. ‘I had flu so I missed it.’ Like me, she had caught the viral infection that is currently rife, the one that makes you cough until your chest nearly explodes.

Nursing Standard. 32, 21, 33-33. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.21.33.s25

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