Doctor Ronald Turner discusses what are common colds, and if you can get a cold and the flu simultaneously
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Host: Can you get a cold and the flu simultaneously? Ronald Turner: Probably not. Your body's defenses are such that once you have a viral infection, the host defenses kind of mount a non specific response that prevents you from getting other viral infections and so, it is not likely that you would be able to get a cold and then simultaneously acquired flu.
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