Acute Respiratory Infections in Childhood

Editor(s): International Committee of Paediatricians Annales Nestlé Vol.58 / 2,  2000
  • Understanding the Global Burden of Acute Respiratory Infections

    Author(s): C. Del Mar

    It is impossible to know when upper respiratory infections began to afflict humans. There are suggestions that the common cold virus originated with agricultural settlement soon after the last Ice Age from animals – the horse is implicated.

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