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How To Distinguish Between a Cold, Flu and Pneumonia


The Common Cold

Colds happen frequently throughout the year, and you can get them multiple times. Perhaps that is one reason they are called the “common” cold! This kind of cold is an infection of the throat and nose caused by rhinoviruses. Transmission occurs through the nose, mouth, and eyes. Usually, you are infected when you come in contact with droplets are travel through the air whenever someone talks, sneezes, or coughs.