Learn from other people’s experience
At some point or other, you might have experienced how unpleasant the flu can be. Read our stories to find out why ensuring you don’t catch the flu is now even more important and what you can do to prevent it from bugging you.
Treating flu symptoms, one at a time
The flu virus spreads so easily: Breaking the chain
Herd immunity: Protecting vulnerable members of the community
How and why flu severity is affected by your age – and your gender
Stay well! Regular exercises in later life improve health and wellness
Fighting flu fatigue: Steps to aid your flu recovery during and after the flu
Simple steps for staying warm and well during winter
Why not getting a flu shot could prolong your hospital stay
Why a flu shot is vital if you have cancer, and when to get it
There’s more than one type of flu virus: Why you can get the flu more than once
No two years are the same: Why you need an annual flu shot
Talk to your parents about the flu shot. It’s important!
Why a flu shot is a must when you’re travelling
Flu facts: Stay informed; stay well
Sleep and your immune system: Combatting the flu
Can the flu spread through the air?
7 steps to help you stay well when those around you have the flu
Why the flu season is particularly challenging for people with disabilities
A cold or the flu? Do you know the difference?
Why diabetes patients are affected so much worse by the flu
Why people living with HIV need protection from the flu
Does retirement affect your immune system?
Why do we cough when we have the flu?
How healthy eating can protect us from getting sick
Invisible flu: the hidden danger that’s putting older adults at risk
How the cold affects us in later life
Find out when you should get the flu vaccine
How the flu vaccine works
Why staying hydrated is important in the winter too
How to reduce a fever
Complications of the flu: 10 conditions you’ll want to avoid
Why the flu spreads so easily in hospitals
Understanding how the flu impacts chronic diseases
12 days of flu
Are you willing to let the flu take your independence?
Flu and diabetes: a dangerous combination
Immune system: 8 lifestyle tips to boost your immunity
Flu complications: When should you see your doctor?
Why you could catch flu more than once
How your immune system prevents the flu
Why chronic diseases can put you at higher risk from the flu
How exercise helps our bodies fight the flu
4 key symptoms
Fighting the flu: possible complications to look out for
Five signs that you need to visit your doctor
8 differences between a cold and the flu
Let food be your medicine
Why it is time to use your hiking boots
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