It's important to know the difference between flu and cold symptoms. A cold is a milder respiratory illness than the flu. While cold symptoms can make you feel bad for a few days, flu symptoms can make you feel quite ill for a few days to weeks. The flu can also result in serious health problems such as pneumonia and hospitalizations.
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You may think you know everything there is to know about the flu, but make sure you’re on top of your game when it comes to this respiratory illness.
There’s no cure for the common cold, but home remedies can help you feel better quicker. Learn what home remedies work and how to use them.