WHEN you have a cold you will feel unwell, have a runny or blocked nose, sneezing and a 'scratchy' sore throat. you may also have a slight temperature.
There is no cure, you can only treat the symptoms
Real 'flu' can last up to two weeks. It makes you feel really awful, with a high temperature, aching limbs, a headache and a cough. You will feel hot and shivery.
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