Both simple respiratory infections (the "common cold") and more serious respiratory infections like influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), whooping cough, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) are spread by:
More information on the flu and other infectious illness is available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Browse Hall Health Center's health resources on infectious disease
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Authored by: Hall Health Center Primary Care Clinic staff
Reviewed by: Hall Health Center Primary Care Clinic staff (KC), February 2014