I jinxed myself last week by saying aloud, “this is the first winter in a few years that I haven’t gotten sick.” Less than a week after saying that I caught an annoying cold. What is a cold? What is the flu? And what are the differences between the two? Those questions and more are answered in the videos embedded below.
How is a cold or flu passed from person to person and what exactly is it doing to your body? NPR answers those questions in the following animated video.