SEE: How long the flu virus lasts in your body

2017-05-22 11:44

As winter settles in, we'll find ourselves more susceptible to catching the flu. Take a look at how long you'll be under the weather and how long the virus can survive.

Don't be hasty to have your kids admitted

2014-08-05 08:41

According to a study, about a third of children admitted to hospital for viral infections develop respiratory issues.

New bird flu jumped directly from chickens

2013-04-26 11:13

Chickens at live markets appear to have caused bird flu in humans.

Flu jab linked to nervous disorder risk

2013-03-13 10:15

Vaccination against H1N1 "swine" flu carried a small but tolerable risk of Guillain-Barre syndrome, a disorder that can cause muscle weakness or temporary paralysis, a study.


Flu questions answered

2015-04-29 10:22

What's your best defense against the flu? A doctor answers a few questions.

12 top snot tips

2014-02-19 10:18

What to do when the Snot Monster runs riot in your child’s early years.

New tool may detect fake malaria drugs

2013-04-25 09:58

A new device uses different wavelengths of light to compare an authentic malaria drug with a potentially fake product.

Flu: let your body fight back

2012-04-10 00:00

It’s tempting to think that there’s a pill or a potion for everything, but the best defence against a virus like influenza is still a strong immune system; CyberDoc advises on flu.

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