Flu

A NASAL spray from Boots that costs just £6 is to be tested to see if it could stop coronavirus. The over-the-counter treatment contains a special ingredient – which is a form of seaweed –...

Two antiviral drugs used to treat flu and HIV will be trialled on positive Covid-19 patients in the UK to see if they stop the coronavirus replicating A total of 240 patients who tested positive for COVID-19...

Britons are to get unlicensed flu injections from the US in bid to vaccinate 30million this winter Government has reached a deal with drugs firm to purchase its vaccine Flublok This is despite the fact...

President Trump tweeted on Tuesday that the coronavirus was "far less lethal" than the flu in most populations, adding that "sometimes over 100,000" people die from the flu.  Both...

FLU and pneumonia killed 10 times more people in the UK than coronavirus in the last week, official statistics show. It's the 14th week in a row in which the seasonal winter bug has claimed more lives...

Boots suspends booking for flu jabs amid ‘unprecedented demand’ after Britons were told to get vaccinated to ease burden of second Covid-19 wave The high-street chemist is now limiting vaccines...

CATCHING both flu and Covid together more than doubles the risk of death, research reveals. Brits are now being urged to get their influenza jab, with a record 30 million on offer. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus...

Public Health England warns people who get both flu and Covid-19 are in ‘serious trouble’ as data shows co-infection DOUBLES the risk of death Research showed 43% of those with co-infection...

FLU and pneumonia are killing ten times more people in England than Covid-19, new figures show. The latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), published today, revealed that deaths from...

Schools reopening and flu season mean a surge in Covid-19 patients will pile pressure back on hospitals this winter, warns WHO Europe director Dr Hans Kluge said he ‘wouldn’t be surprised’...

FREE flu jabs will be offered to 30 million Brits this winter – as part of the biggest NHS vaccination programme in history. The Government is aiming to double its winter flu vaccination programme...

What is the greatest risk sending kids back to school? As the new school year approaches, parents, educators and state officials are weighing whether it is safe to send children back to classrooms amid...

Could PIGS be the source of the next pandemic? Strain of swine flu virus prevalent in China has the potential to spread to humans, scientists warn Researchers have detected strains of swine flu virus...

EXCLUSIVE: Extraordinary colourised pictures from Spanish Flu 100 years ago show masks people used to protect themselves – and how some are identical to those we’re using to fight Covid-19...

THE Spanish Flu pandemic in 1918 helped fuel right-wing extremism and the rise of the Nazi Party, a study has found. Research shows  right-wing extremists won more votes in cities that were harder-hit...

A DRUG used to treat new strains of flu appeared to be "clearly effective" in coronavirus patients, experts have said. Health officials in China said an active ingredient in Avigan, also known...