Many colds do not require antibiotics, pharmacist says

GPs have warned patients with coughs and colds to stay away from surgeries – with cases at a seasonal high.

They said coughs in particular have been leading to people contacting their local surgeries “in droves”, when in reality they do not need to.

Sudhir Sehrawat, a pharmacist in Cardiff, said many colds do not require antibiotics.

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