COLD VS FLU: How to tell the difference

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Since 2010, the CDC estimates that the flu has resulted in between 140,000 and 710,000 hospitalizations each year in the United States.

It's important to recognize the symptoms, but how can you tell if it's the flu or just a regular cold?

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Watch the video in the player above to learn how to tell the difference.

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