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Does cold weather make you sick?

According to B.C. pharmacist Edwin Ho of express-scripts.ca, bundling up isn’t going to keep you from getting sick. The influenza virus lives in tiny water droplets that come from your mouth and nose and can live for quite some time in the air or on surfaces. “During the summer, it’s usually more humid, and the water droplets drop to the ground quite quickly. In the winter, when it’s dry, the droplet can stay airborne much longer and has more opportunity to infect someone else.”

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