common cold

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Synonyms for common cold

a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs)

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Under the Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme, the Districts and States have been strengthened by providing manpower, training of identified Rapid Response Team (RRT) members for outbreak investigations, strengthening of laboratories for detection of epidemic prone diseases including acute respiratory infections.
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4 million potentially avoidable prescriptions for antibiotics every year for acute respiratory infections.
A prospective, community-based study on virologic assessment among elderly people with and without symptoms of acute respiratory infection.
The WHO reiterates calls on member states to remain vigilant for cases of severe acute respiratory infections.
The organisation recommends that medical professionals guard against droplets when caring for all patients displaying symptoms of acute respiratory infection, and wear contact and eye protection when treating a probable or confirmed case of Mers-CoV infection.
Compared with standard practice, the intervention reduced inappropriate prescribing by 20% but had no effect on appropriate prescribing of antibiotics among 11 physicians and three nurse practitioners treating acute respiratory infection at five outpatient primary care clinics.
The former president gets round-the-clock care after abdominal surgery this year and an acute respiratory infection in 2011.
The nation's military has been responsible for Mandela's medical care since he suffered an acute respiratory infection in 2011.
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