Flu

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...

A mum whose three-year-old son had to have both legs amputated after developing sepsis said she initially thought he was ill with a bug. Gemma Reckless said son William first started to vomit and had...

The family of a late scientist have claimed a vaccine he developed in retirement could prove a vital weapon in the fight against coronavirus. Eric Worrall died in 2014 at the age of 84 – but may...

A United Airlines flight was diverted on Sunday after some passengers were removed following their behavior over a coughing and sneezing fellow flyer amid the coronavirus outbreak, a rep for the company...

This week, coronavirus cases in the UK exceeded 280, leading to widespread panic about the spread of the disease. Thankfully, there are a number of preventative measures you can take to reduce your risk...

A cruise ship has finally been allowed to dock after being denied entry to two countries amid coronavirus fears. The MSC Cruises vessel MSC Meraviglia made land in Cozumel, Mexico on Thursday morning. Officials...

Millions of people with flu-like symptoms may have to “self-­isolate” for a fortnight to tackle coronavirus if the UK develops more than 100 cases. So far, eight of the nine people diagnosed with...

A FOUR-year-old boy died after his mom reportedly consulted with an anti-vaxxer group and did not give him flu medicine or medical attention when he was sick — insisting on “natural” options instead. The...

Coronavirus scare in Ireland: Passenger ‘with flu like symptoms’ is escorted off plane at Dublin airport by medics in hazmat suits Man, who had originally travelled from China, was picked...

A man displaying flu-like symptoms has been escorted off a plane at Dublin Airport amid coronavirus fears. The plane passenger was met by medics upon landing on Saturday evening. It's understood six...

One of the hottest viral trends is this great flu season we have going on. While the severity of each flu season is hard to predict, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the agency...

A disease that can harm the brain which is spread to humans by tick bites has been identified in the UK for the first time. Public Health England (PHE) confirmed the presence of the tick-borne encephalitis...

‘Eco washes’ could spread flu virus as 30C is not hot enough to kill germs in your clothes, study says Using ‘eco’ settings on washing machines could be helping to spread diseases The...