Senior Researcher (Department of Public Health), University of Helsinki
Expertise: Nutrition, Dietetics, Infectious Diseases, Immunology
Qualifying publication(s): see criteria
Time article accurately describes distinguishing features between influenza infection and infection by other respiratory viruses
in Time, by Markham Heid
— 28 Nov 2018
"Generally accurate. However, the main issue is that influenza viruses can also cause a "cold", i.e. upper respiratory tract infection. A "cold" is a symptom/diagnosis whereas "inf..