Cold & Flu

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  • 1. By: Sarah Grover (Jena)

2.

  • An infectious disease
  • Caused by RNA viruses
  • Has a vaccine

Influenza 3.

  • A contagious, viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory system
  • Caused by picorna-viruses (including rhino-viruses) or corona-viruses
  • There is no known vaccine or cure

The Common Cold 4.

  • Severe body aches
  • Severe chest discomfort
  • Chills
  • Dry coughing
  • Severe fatigue issues
  • Fever of 102 F
  • Prominent headache

Influenza 5.

  • Mild body aches
  • Mild chest discomfort
  • Hacking (mucus-producing cough)
  • Mild fatigue issues
  • Sneezing
  • Sore throat
  • Stuffy Nose

The Common Cold 6. The Common Cold Virus 7. The Influenza Virus 8.

  • http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ColdandFlu/popup?id=5679979
  • http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ColdandFlu/story?id=5688058
  • http://forums.abcnews.go.com/n/pfx/forum.aspx?tsn=1&nav=messages&webtag=ABCHealth&tid=1878
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Cold
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flu