Although common colds and the flu tend to be similar, the flu is more severe. Heiber Fotostudio - Fotolia. In autumn and winter is peak season for colds and flu. But, when your nose is running, your throat is scratchy and your head is pounding, is it a common cold or the flu? Even though a cold and the flu show similar symptoms, the two can be distinguished and each requires its own targeted treatment. However, both, a common cold and flu, may take a different course than described and are not always easy to tell apart for non-experts.
Glossary of influenza terms in German and English
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Literally millions of people get the flu every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. So you'd think we'd all know pretty much everything there is to know about the disease, right? There are plenty of flu misconceptions floating around out there. In fact, if you've ever neglected to get a flu shot because "sometimes it causes the flu," you're among those walking around with some serious misinformation. That's why we asked Philip Tierno, M.
The German words you need to know as flu season begins
Die Erkältung. Ich bin erkältet und habe eine laufende Nase. Kannst du mir mal einen papiertaschentuch geben?
When the symptoms hit, a lot of people think that they are coming down with the flu, when it is more than likely just a bad cold. Others will really have the flu and fill themselves up with vitamins and cold remedies. Aside from the fact that going to work with either a cold or influenza is irresponsible, it is ill-advised for anyone to work when their body is telling them they need to rest and take it easy. It is recommended that anybody — teachers, doctors and nurses — who works with the public should get a flu vaccination.