Sorry the cough is lingering... and I think I'm sorry the test was negative... but at this point, I imagine you'd rather have it over with for how miserable you felt.
Everyone in Hollywood is basically splitting between oh holy shit I'll sign any waiver it's just the flu and I need the work and nothing we've seen indicates that there's any reasonable hope of this working.
I think it's fair to say it extends beyond tinsel town. It's like one more hot topic for Americans to hate each other about. And it's making strange bedfellows.