When the pandemic descended, we all tried our best to fend off COVID-19 by adopting precautions like masking, increased hand-washing and we mostly kept the common cold at bay, too. Now, though, colds and other sniffles are on the rise again.
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Cold and flu season is just around the corner. To stay healthy, learn how you can stop the spread of common viruses. Also, find out just how long you can be contagious with each one,
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