Cold or Flue?

November 2011
Weekly Reader - Edition 2;Nov2011, Vol. 81, Special section p2
The article details the symptoms of colds and influenza to show the difference between the two illnesses. A cold may last for about one week while the flu may last for weeks and is more severe compared with a cold. The symptoms of cold include sore throat, runny nose, cough and a slight fever for children. A high fever, sore muscles and headaches are some of the symptoms of flu. Some measures to avoid contracting cold and flu include frequent hand washing and having a flu vaccine.


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