WebMD: Common Cold cost the United States $40 Billion each year

"From a bottle of cough syrup to missed time at work and school, the price tag of catching a cold really adds up," says researcher A. Mark Fendrick, MD, with the Consortium for Health Outcomes, Innovation, and Cost Effectiveness Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

See what else WebMD has to say at: https://www.webmd.com/cold-and-flu/news/20030224/cost-of-common-cold-40-billion#1