How people contracts Influenza and Common Cold aside from human to human transmission?

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  1. Nameless King Blue Belt

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    I searched whole internet and no answer.

    Self infection apparently is out of question, so WTF it comes from?
     
  2. Stoic1 I bring the memes

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  3. Mcountry Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    Common cold virus is thought to have originated from Birds 200 years ago? That's the best I can come up with.

    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/11/081120073115.htm

    Likely animals, plants, insects. A popular misconception is that you will catch a "cold" from cold temperature. But the reality is that virus's just survive longer in the cold allowing you to acquire it. The temperature being cold itself will not get you sick.

    That's all I know.
     
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  5. Lubaolong A natural consequence of gamma radiation

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    Usually people are either infected through direct contact, breathing in aerosol droplets in the air, or through contaminated fomites.
     
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    I think he means where did those diseases originally come from.
     
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