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Which of the following statement shows that common cold is different from pneumonia?



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A

Pneumonia is caused by a virus while the common cold is caused by the bacterium Haemophilus influenza.

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B

Pneumonia pathogen infects alveoli whereas the common cold affects the nose and respiratory passage but not the lungs

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C

Pneumonia is a communicable disease whereas the common cold is a nutritional deficiency disease

Your Answer
D

Pneumonia can be prevented by a live attenuated bacterial vaccine whereas the common cold has no effective vaccine


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The correct option is B

Pneumonia pathogen infects alveoli whereas the common cold affects the nose and respiratory passage but not the lungs


Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the alveolar sac in one or both the lungs; while common cold is caused by rhinovirus, it is a viral infection of the upper respiratory tract (nose and throat).

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