Definition of 'common cold'
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Times, Sunday Times (2008)
A virus that usually causes common cold symptoms has been linked to scores of cases of paralysis in young children across America.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
A common virus from the group that often causes the common cold may also help to make some people obese, according to new research.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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