Thinking about getting the flu shot? This may help you decide.
Early evidence from Japan suggests protective measures against COVID-19 may also be protecting us against influenza.
Aerosols are the tiny particles of liquid and material that float around in our environment. When they come from an infected person, they may be a significant source of coronavirus transmission.
The adverse symptoms some people experience after adopting the ketogenic diet is known as the "keto flu".
Yes, there'll probably be fewer flu cases this year. But getting your flu jab anyway will limit transmission further, and may result in fewer flu cases ending up in our already strained hospitals.
Comparing death tolls between COVID-19 and the flu is the wrong way to gauge which disease is a bigger threat, according to researchers who study how people understand math.
You may have a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19, or just suspect you have it. Either way, if you have mild to moderate symptoms, treat them as you would with any other cold or flu.
Getting vaccinated against the flu, washing your hands and social distancing are three ways you can help reduce the impact of both the flu and coronavirus.
The so-called 'Spanish flu' didn't actually come from Spain. What else do people often misunderstand about this famous crisis?
The flu shot is a bargain – and people are more likely to get it if they know that.
The consequences of flu infection are much worse in asthmatics, here's why.
A common myth cited as a reason for not getting the flu shot is that the shot will give you the flu. That is scientifically impossible. Here's why.
When it comes to flu, information can range from confusion about what it actually is, to speculation about how it's transmitted.
Washing your hands helps protect against the flu. So it makes sense for governments to make hand sanitisers available in public places.
Headlines about this year's flu season have been alarming. It's true, we are having a serious season – but the data doesn't indicate it's the worst one we've ever had.
The flu vaccine is built on the strains expected to circulate in a given year. While the majority of strains circulating this year are matched in the vaccine, there's one strain we didn't predict.
How can a tiny flu virus make you feel so bad, all over? Here's what's behind your high temperature, muscle aches and other flu symptoms.
Children's immune systems are more vulnerable to the flu; even kids who are otherwise healthy can develop complications. The best way to protect children is by having them vaccinated.
The 2018-2019 flu season was less deadly than the last. But the pattern of infection was unusual, thanks to the various strains circulating and the way flu shots work over time.
The polio vaccination successfully eradicated the disease in Canada. Can the same happen with other diseases?