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Viral upper respiratory infection

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - In Midlothian, Dr. Gary Bennett is focusing on those viral infections that aren't strep throat.

A cold, increased spread usually coincides with kids returning to school usually in the first 7 to 10 days.

Prevention includes washing your hands or use sanitizer regularly.

Antibiotics don't really help. Your doctor can help relieve symptoms if they don't go away.

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