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A Cure for the Common Cold?

I didn’t have a birthday party with my friends until I was 15. Every year, without fail, I would get a bad cold the day before my birthday (queue the violins and single teardrop). My mom used to yell:

      “Make sure you’re wrapped up warm or you’ll catch a cold!”

This is a popular misconception; the truth is you CANNOT catch a cold just from being cold. Instead, most colds are caused by the most common infectious agent among humans: Rhinoviruses!

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