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Petrie Jansen van Vuuren ANALYSIS: Can vitamin C really prevent or cure a cold?

By Petrie Jansen van Vuuren

Buy any over-the-counter cold remedy at your local pharmacy and it’s bound to contain vitamin C. In most cases, it won’t make much of a difference though. Here’s the evidence for when it might.

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