Gap Fill - Cold Cure - Level 2


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British may be to a cure for the common cold. Scientists have worked for on a medicine to end colds. The biggest problem was finding a drug that could fight of types of cold viruses. The viruses change very and can fight against new drugs. Until now, there has been no cure for colds, so all have to suffer year. Scientists have developed a molecule that could make colds a thing of the . They found that the molecule blocked the that cause colds. It stopped the viruses from working in the .

Most of us catch a cold a times a year. The treatment for a cold is to take medicine for the different symptoms. We take different for a sore throat, a nose or a fever. Different viruses cause different symptoms. The researchers say the new molecule could stop all . Researcher Dr Ed Tate said it could help to end suffering for of people. Dr Tate believes it could also help people with more problems. He said: "The common cold is an for most of us, but it can cause complications in people with conditions like ."

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