As everyone knows, the common cold is just that, common. On average an adult human develops common cold symptoms at least 3 to 4 times per year. In young children this number can jump up to more than 8 times per year. Do you know that the common cold is responsible for over 1/4 of all missed school days children miss? Studies have shown that the common cold is also behind about 40% of work time lost. It’s a fact that common cold is infectious and it is spread easily. That is just one of the main reasons for it being called the common cold. Below we are listing some common cold facts, some of which you might know or have heard about and others you might not. Either way we hope that this article can help bring you more awareness and facts about the common cold soREAD MORE!