Is it the flu, a cold, or COVID-19?

Published October 11, 2022


Prevention Magazine spoke to Tim Murphy about distinguishing if a bad cold could actually be the flu or COVID-19. Viral illnesses happen, but doing your best to take the right precautions can lower the risk you’ll have a miserable week or two this winter, Murphy said. He recommends people getting their annual flu shot, along with the COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot, if the timing is right. 

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