A new study could explain why we often get sick when it's cold outside. Researchers have learned that the virus for the common cold replicates more efficiently at cooler temperatures — especially inside our noses. The finding suggests we should keep our nose warm and avoid cold air when we're infected.


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See, all I've heard the past few years is COLD DOESN'T GET YOU SICK. It's just a myth and what really gets you sick is everyone being inside around each other all the time, and that temperature has nothing to do with it.

And yet, everyone always gets sick when it's cold. Good to know there might be an actual reason that makes sense.