Why can't we cure the common cold? - Deepstash
The Common Cold

With over 200 different kinds of viruses that make up the common cold, Science is struggling to find a cure.

Adults suffer this elusive, widespread, and infectious disease 2 to 4 times...

STASHED IN:

82

Why can't we cure the common cold?

theguardian.com

STASHED IN:

0 Comments

The 7 Identified Virus Families

Scientists to date have identified seven virus families that cause the majority of colds:

  • rhinovirus
  • the new 2019
  • influenza
  • parainfluenza
  • ad...

STASHED IN:

79

Vaccines vs Drugs

For Doctors, vaccines are preferable to drugs as they protect the host even before any infection.

For Pharmaceutical companies (Big Pharma), vaccines don't spell money, as much as over-the-co...

STASHED IN:

84

Big Pharma is wary of investing

Due to a low possibility of any success, and spectacular failures in the last 100 years, pharma companies are wary of investing time, resources and capital in any new research for the common cold.

STASHED IN:

59

Deepstash helps you become inspired, wiser and productive, through bite-sized ideas from the best articles, books and videos out there.

GET THE APP: