Statistics for Common Cold

Prevalence Rates of Common Cold

Common colds are the main reason that children miss school and adults miss work. Each year in the United States, there are millions of cases of the common cold. Adults have an average of 2-3 colds per year, and children have even more.

Source: CDC Features1

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  1. Source: CDC Features: features/ rhinoviruses/ 

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