Common cold and flu affect most people almost once a year. The flu is usually more severe than a cold, develops quickly and lasts longer. The virus that causes the flu is prevalent during the late fall and early winter. A common cold can occur at any time of the year and is characterized by a stuffy nose, sneezing and a quicker recovery period compared to the flu.
- Common Cold
- General body ache
- Stuffy nose
- Sore throat
- High fever
- Acute fatigue and general exhaustion that can last up to three weeks
- Diarrhea Respiratory complications like bronchitis may develop at later stages
Some suggestions to prevent the common cold and flu include:
- Maintaining good hygiene
- Using a hand sanitizer before and after meals, or after coming into contact with unhygienic surfaces
- Eating a balanced diet
- Increasing the intake of Vitamin C
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