If the main clause is in the subjunctive mood, we have to use the past verb in the subordinate clause in order to shift the whole sentence in some hypothetical dimension, right? But in the following example, the present tense is used even though it is obvious that the writer supposes a hypothetical situation. The mix of the subjunctive and indicative mood. Is it possible?
If someone told you that your aunt is ill, you would probably assume that she has cancer, heart disease, had an accident, or came down with a common cold. What these conditions have in common is that they are all physical ailments.