Allergies, Colds, Flu And COVID-19: How To Best Prep For Fall’s ‘Sick Season’

Is that sneezing or coughing fit a sign of allergies, a cold, the flu or COVID-19? If you also have a fever — a temperature above 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit — those symptoms probably signal infection and not just allergies acting up.

Coughs, sore throats and runny noses are common in fall and winter, and they rarely signal dire disease. But with COVID-19 a threat this year, and flu an annual hazard, here’s what you need to know.

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