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What does URI stand for?

URI stands for Upper Respiratory Infection

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Symptoms of an upper respiratory infection and a seasonal flu include, a stuffy nose, throat and face pain, loss of appetite, tiredness, headache, high temperature, and shivering with a cold sensation.
In a study of nearly 19,000 people in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, the risk of an upper respiratory infection was 36 percent higher in those with low vitamin D levels (less than 10 ng/mL) than in those with normal levels (at least 30 ng/mL).
Adolescents and young adults who receive antibiotics for acne are more than twice as likely during the year following treatment to develop an upper respiratory infection serious enough to warrant a visit to the doctor, according to a new analysis of health statistics.
Upper respiratory infection symptoms in the week following flights were compared in 1,100 passengers: 47% flew on jets that used 100% fresh air for ventilation, and 53% flew on jets that used up to 50% recirculated air.
But, the research team concluded that Echinacea might be beneficial for the early treatment of upper respiratory infections.
Abu Dhabi: The number of patients complaining from bronchitis and upper respiratory infections (URI) as a result of changing weather conditions has risen to over 40 per cent in the past two months, doctors say.