As we lurch into fall and then winter, we also say hello to flu season, which starts in early to mid-September.

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Health care worker Kelshin Johnson, center, surveys the line of cars waiting at the COVID-19 testing center outside of Arlington International Racecourse in Arlington Heights, Illinois, on March 31.

But we are also in the throes of a pandemic, and when we come down with sore throats and runny noses, how do we tell if it’s COVID-19 or something else?

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