Dr. Anderson Speaks About the Differences Between the Common Cold and Getting the Flu

January 27, 2020

Best Life spoke to Plaza’s very own, Dr. Anderson, about the differences between the common cold and getting the flu. Check out the article below!

“Not only do the symptoms of the flu come on quicker, but they also tend to take over your whole body, whereas colds are mainly in your sinuses. “The key difference is that a cold will primarily impact the respiratory system, with sinus congestion and resulting runny nose, sore throat, and sneezing,” says Darryl Anderson, MD, director of the medical program at Plaza College in Forest Hills, New York. “With the flu, aching throughout the body occurs more often, along with chills and fatigue or weakness.”

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