Cold or flu? Symptoms help distinguish illnesses

(CBS News) Is it the cold or the flu?

Now that fall is here and winter's peeking around the corner, the season for sneezing and coughing is in full swing. And when your symptoms start, it's important to know whether it's the common cold or the more serious illness influenza, also known as the flu. To distinguish between the two illnesses, you just need to look at your symptoms, Dr. Holly Phillips explained on "CBS This Morning."

For more on those symptoms and their differences, watch Phillips explanation in the video above.


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