What’s the difference between hay fever and a cold?

Description

Hay fever and colds are easy to confuse because they share the clinical category of rhinitis, which means irritation and inflammation of the nasal cavity.

The mechanisms share some similarities too, but there are some key differences in symptoms – notably, itchiness and the colour of your snot.

Subject

Microbiology; Virology

Period30 Oct 2018

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleWhat’s the difference between hay fever and a cold?
    Media name/outletCanberra CityNews
    CountryAustralia
    Date30/10/18
    PersonsCynthia Mathew, Reena Ghildyal