All your cold & flu questions answered

Flu season is back again. Have you gotten your flu shot? Our co-workers over in the Jerusalem office are ahead of the game and got theirs last week (see photo).

To prepare you for a season of tissues and cough drops, here are some of our popular questions and answers about the common cold and the flu.

 

Why does the flu have a season?

What is the difference between a cold and the flu?

How do you avoid catching a cold or flu?

Can you catch a cold from being in the cold?

When are you most contagious when you have a cold?

And just for good measure… If you hold in a sneeze will you blow a hold in your brain?

Read more cold and flu Q&A in this category.

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3 thoughts on “All your cold & flu questions answered

  1. Hey, thanks for getting out the word on colds and flu just as the flu season takes off!  

    I did note that the question about why there is a flu season needed an update since there is fairly new information about that out there.  So, if you read it before today, check out the newer information now.  It is all about absolute humidity.

    D4est (Supervisor of Cold and Flu/Swine Flu/Bird Flu categories)

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  2. Hey, thanks for getting out the word on colds and flu just as the flu season takes off!  

    I did note that the question about why there is a flu season needed an update since there is fairly new information about that out there.  So, if you read it before today, check out the newer information now.  It is all about absolute humidity.

    D4est (Supervisor of Cold and Flu/Swine Flu/Bird Flu categories)

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