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New Vicks First Defense fights viruses at the early stages of infection
(First Defense is only available in Germany, Austria and Italy)

Now it is possible to fight cold viruses when they first take hold in the nasopharynx. Vicks First Defense has been launched in Germany, Austria and Italy.

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How viruses cause the Common Cold

Understand how viruses cause our common colds. Dr. Peter Medawar, Nobel laureate Immunologist, describes the virus as "A piece of nucleic acid material surrounded by bad news".

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The Vicks Saga

Generations and generations of cold sufferers have used Vicks since 1905. Its range of therapeutic products offer relief for all the major signs and symptoms of common cold.

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