Adenovirus: The Not So Common Cold


When is the common cold virus not so common? The common cold is caused by Adenovirus. Adenoviruses cause a range of mild to severe illness depending on the virus type. Illnesses include; *Bronchitis *Sore throat *Pneumonia *Diarrhea *Pink eye, bladder and GI infections as well as fever and runny nose. These symptoms can last up to 10 days. Adenovirus infection can spread from person to person through the air (sneezing/coughing) and by personal contact. It can spread through an infected...

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Get Your Flu Shot at U.N.I.

According to the Center of Disease Control, every flu season is different, and influenza infection can affect people differently, but millions of people get the flu every year, hundreds of thousands of people are hospitalized and thousands or tens of thousands of people die from flu-related causes every year. If that isn't reason enough to get a flu shot here are some more: You can pass the flu even if you are not showing symptoms. Keep those close to you...

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