The etiology of a persistent cough is not always easy to determine. During the current pandemic, a dry cough, which is a symptom of COVID-19 may be a concern for some people. SARS-CoV-2 is a new coronavirus that causes sickness of the same name. Diagnostic protocols for chronic cough have required the use of specialist investigations which are not always easily available. Recent guidelines have attempted to provide direction in the clinical management.
Dr. Surya Kant Tripathi
Prof & Head - Dept of Respiratory Medicine. KGMU. Lucknow Vice-Chairman IMA-AMS Past President ICS. NCCP and ICAAI