"I believe that the COVID virus is real," GOP Rep. Rick Crawford said. "However, I don't know that it's any worse than the common cold."
Users have been complaining of symptoms including runny noses, congestion and mucus, but are convinced it could be a new illness.
The South American country has banned the import of the vaccine for 30 days.
And why does it feel so much worse than a cold?
At the moment, there are no antiviral drugs that can treat or prevent rhinoviruses and enteroviruses.
A new molecule was found to stop cold viruses from hijacking human cells.
Clinical trials on a prospective type 1 immunization are set to begin next year.
Adults with divorced parents who remained in contact during their childhood, however, have no higher risk of catching a cold.