Common cold

A screenshot from the Sickweather app. (Photo credit: Cyndee Maxwell)

How many sick people are near you? There’s an app for that!

Would you like to know how many people are sick near you? The answer is as close as your smartphone or computer, thanks to a company called Sickweather. Sickweather tracks and maps reports of illness […]


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Saudi Arabia: 1 more death from new virus

  RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Another person in Saudi Arabia has died from a new respiratory virus related to SARS, bringing to 43 the number of deadly cases in the kingdom at the center […]


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How to tell a cold from the flu

(The Associated Press) — The common cold and flu are caused by different viruses but can have some similar symptoms, making them tough to tell apart. In general, the flu is worse and symptoms are more intense.



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