Novant Health: Cold vs. Flu

CHARLOTTE, NC  —  Sniffles, aches, sore throat, fever; while these are symptoms of the common cold, they are also symptoms of the flu.

How would mom and dad know the difference in the beginning if the symptoms are so similar?

Dr. Erin Washburn, a pediatrician from Novant Health explains the difference between the common cold and the flu and what parents should look out for.

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