We're Breaking Down How to Tell the Difference Between the Cold and the Flu This Season | 22 Words

We’re Breaking Down How to Tell the Difference Between the Cold and the Flu This Season

By Namina Forna

A few weeks ago, I had the flu. Of course, I didn't know it was the flu at first – or rather, I didn't want to know it was the flu. After all, I'd been warned that this year's flu epidemic was one of the deadliest in recent history with young, healthy people dying of the virus, so I'd done my due diligence and taken my flu vaccine. I was protected, I thought. Immune. I was also very, very wrong.

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