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COVID-19 may one day come and go like the flu, but we’re not there yet
For now, too few people are immune for weather to halt the novel coronavirus.
The weirdest things we learned this week: Pooping magic rocks, how we ruined bison, and lies you’ve been told about the common cold
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Adenovirus is normally harmless—here’s why some outbreaks turn deadly
Here's what you need to know about the adenovirus.
Do I have a cold or the flu?
One infectious illness comes on slow, the other hits you like a truck.
Sinus infections can get to your brain—but don’t panic
Traveling through the blood-brain barrier is difficult.
Scientists want to know if your parents’ divorce is making you sick
But don't stay together for the kids' immune systems.
Why We Always Get Sick While Traveling – And How To Prevent It
Travel, sleep loss, and stress can all wreak havoc on our immune systems
Model Of Newly Discovered Common Cold Virus Species Looks Like A Booger
Meet human rhinovirus C.
IBM Supercomputer Simulates Common Cold Virus
For humans, few things are as ubiquitous as the common cold. We catch it more than any other infectious disease...
New Drug Can Treat Almost Any Viral Infection By Killing the Body’s Infected Cells
A new broad-spectrum treatment for viruses could be as effective as antibiotics fighting bacteria, MIT researchers report. The method uses...