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Antibiotics only treat bacteria and don't affect viruses like the common cold or the flu.
While the biggest surge in human rhinovirus infections occurs in the fall, springtime also ushers in a second peak season for common colds.
The incubation phase lasts about a day for influenza and may be just a few hours for the common cold.
What's more, people tend to get vaccinated in the fall and early winter — when other respiratory illnesses, like the common cold, circulate and are often mistaken for the flu, Dr. Shearer says.
In general, the flu is worse than the common cold, and symptoms are more common and intense.
The common cold is a contagious upper respiratory infection caused by cold viruses.
Marquel Brumley, a Michigan eighth-grader, had symptoms of a common cold a few weeks ago, WNEM reports.
Yet it is widely believed that fishermen of earlier centuries commonly used oils for a range of conditions including wounds, body aches, the common cold and skin diseases.
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