Common Cold vs Flu: Do you Know the Difference?

Get ready the flu season could be peaking soon. The Center for Disease and Prevention says another 10 states reported widespread seasonal flu activity last week. The CDC classifies the flu as widespread in Missouri and regional in Iowa. Flu is reported as widespread in at least 35 states.

The numbers arenâ??t as high so far as last year, when flu season started early. Flu season usually peaks in January or February.

WATCH VIDEO ABOVE to learn more about the difference between the common cold and the flu, and what symptoms to look out for as Dr. John Collins, from Complete Family Medicine, breaks it down for us.

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