Scientists working to find cure for common cold

Knoxville (WVLT) - Some scientists say they could be on the verge of finding the cure for your coughs and sniffles.

Doctors out of the Universities of Wisconsin and Maryland say they have mapped the entire genome of the human rhinovirus, better known as the common cold.

Scientists can see how the virus strains are related, and how they are different.

Researchers say this could allow drug companies to work on developing new treatments that could either halt or prevent the cold virus before it begins to spread.

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