Cold and Flu Influenza Symptoms, Causes and Treatment Home Remedies

Cold and Flu, Influenza that strike you in the summer and winter time are caused by a virus (enterovirus) that’s different from those to blame for winter colds (rhinovirus), says New York City-based internist Keri Peterson, adding that they can cause stomach upset in addition to respiratory symptoms like sneezing, congestion, and fever.

These germs spread not only through respiratory droplets, but also through fecal matter. And to make things worse, summer colds often last longer and have a higher chance of recurring, according to Dr Bruce Hirsch, attending physician for infectious diseases at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, NY.

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