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COMMON COLDS (RISK FACTORS)


Many factors can increase your risk for catching a cold, including:
-Close contact with someone who has a cold
-Season (colds are more common during the fall and winter, but it is possible to get a cold any time of the year)
-Age (infants and young children have more colds per year than adults)

Content source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion (DHQP)