The difference between the cold and the flu

Make sure that you close your mouth when you sneeze or cough, so that you don’t spread germs that can infect others. —

There has been a lot of concern about Covid-19, the novel coronavirus from Wuhan, China, that has sent the public scrambling for measures to prevent themselves from falling victim to this new strain of flu.

Although the novel coronavirus is causing a worldwide stir right now, we should not forget about the common viral strains that cause the public to fall sick more regularly.

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