More than 200 different viruses can cause a cold in children, but the rhinovirus is the most common culprit. The symptoms typically include runny nose and sneezing. It’s worth noting that a cold is not the same as the flu (influenza). Flu symptoms are more severe and can include a fever and shaking chills, aches and pains, lethargy and headaches.
Common Colds In Children – And How To Manage It
What causes colds?
Tips to manage colds
Cough and cold medicines and certain flu treatment should not be given to children younger than six years old.