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According to a survey made by the Public Health Service, there is, on account of colds in the United States, an average annual loss of work of about two and one-fifth days for each worker, so that taking into consideration only that part of our population engaged in industry, which is about forty-two million, there may be estimated a loss of more than ninety million work days per year. Rendered in terms of money this means a loss of not less than four hundred and fifty million dollars every year on account of colds alone. This, however, by no means
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The Common Head Cold and Its Complications.. Ann Intern Med. 1929;3:289–290. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-3-3-289_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1929;3(3):289-290.
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