In general, the symptoms of the cold are milder, while those of the flu are more intense. Colds can be caused by over 200 viruses, with rhinoviruses being the most common. Flu is typically caused by influenza A or B viruses. Common cold symptoms are more severe, with fever and aches. For more information, please read the following article: 

Source: Reviewed by Mallika Marshall, MD, Contributing Editor. Cold & Flu. Havard Health Publishing, Harvard Medical School. 

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From sniffles to severe coughs, understanding the difference between a common cold and the flu is crucial! But did you know that a proprietary-formulated mouth rinse can play a role in reducing virus spread through salvia. 

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