- The common cold is caused primarily by the rhinovirus and coronavirus, while flu / influenza is a more severe illness caused by the orthomyxoviridae family of viruses - because both are prevalent at the same time of year, they are often confused
- In the northern hemisphere flu season runs from November to March, in southern latitudes, it is from May until September
- Influenza comes from an Italian expression,influenza di freddo, which means "influence of the cold"
- Cold and flu are transmitted faster at colder air temperatures and in low humidity
Draco appears to have a greater range than its rivals, but it will be several years before Draco can be tested on humans. First the drug will have to go through several rounds of testing on larger mammals.