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Common Cold

  • By: Matthew Jordan Smith
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The common cold is a mild viral infection that affects the upper respiratory tract and is one of the most common viral infections in humans. The main culprits behind the common cold are the rhinoviruses. After the rhinoviruses, the paramyxoviruses and ...

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