Snort Sniffle Sneeze: No Antibiotics Please (3:47)

Snort Sniffle Sneeze: No Antibiotics Please

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Are you aware that colds, flu, most sore throats and bronchitis, and some ear infections are caused by viruses? Did you know that antibiotics do not help fight viruses? It’s true. Plus, taking antibiotics when you have a virus may do more harm than good. Work with your healthcare provider and pharmacist to find the best treatments for you or your child.

Release Date: 9/28/2009
Source: National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)

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