How many cold viruses in one place, in one season?

I was recently asked how many different common cold viruses are there at a given time? The short answer is – dozens! In the past, I’ve written a few┬áreviews (for Read More …

During the first 4 weeks of life “common cold” viruses occur frequently and can make your little one sick….

Not much is known about the number of, and the burden due to, virus infections that happen during the very first four weeks of life – called the “neonatal period“. Read More …

“Rhinovirus” occurs in people who are not sick ergo it never causes sickness…

In a community study of healthy infants reported in 2015 the authors stated that “Our finding of low RSV prevalence in asymptomatic infants suggests that RSV is likely the causative Read More …

A cold virus in the blood…

Sometimes, viruses jump – or leak – from where we think they belong, turning up in an unexpected body compartment. We saw it with Ebola virus – it’s now known Read More …