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What is the difference between a cold and the 'flu?
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What is the difference between a cold and the 'flu?
« Reply #1 on: 15/11/2011 16:24:33 »
We answered this question on the show...



John -  Itís very difficult to say.  Many different viruses cause flu-like symptoms and on the other side, flu causes a range of symptoms.  So, without testing somebody serologically, we can't really tell whether somebody has got flu or not.
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