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A step-by-step look at the common cold

A closer look at the rhinovirus, coughs and the mighty sneeze

Last Updated: November 1, 2011

Consider the common cold - hacking coughs, wet sneezes, depleted energy levels. It's a familiar winter refrain, treated with rest, tea and often chicken soup. But how does the cold virus affect the body? Why do we sneeze and cough? This interactive feature takes a look at the common cold infection.

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By Duk Han Lee and Kerry Wall

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