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    catching a chill and catcing a cold.

    What are the differences between catching a chill and catcing a cold.

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    Re: catching a chill and catcing a cold.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    What are the differences between catching a chill and catcing a cold.

    Ju
    Exposure to cold weather will not give you a cold because colds are caused by viruses, says Professor Raina MacIntyre, adding that there are around 200 viruses responsible for the common cold.


    Catch a chill is related to nothing more, nothing less than hypothermia as a result of undue exposure to cold weather.
    Catch a cold is related to hypothermia plus virus infection.

    This is my understanding.

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