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August 4, 1945

The Common Cold and How to Fight It

JAMA. 1945;128(14):1056. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860310070031

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This is a comprehensive statement of what we know and an acknowledgment of what we do not know about the common cold. It is written for the lay reader and is of interest to the doctor because he is so frequently called on to recommend books to his patients. This book is interesting, readable and reliable. It should be helpful and encouraging to readers, without arousing false hopes which must only be disappointed later.

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