The 1918 influenza pandemic killed 50 to 100 million people around the world. John M. Barry, the author of a book on the pandemic, explains what happened. And how the response to coronavirus could avoid [More]
Dr. Jen Ashton compares the symptoms, fatality rates and treatments of the two viral infections.
What is influenza? What is the difference between a cold and the flu virus? How contagious is it? Edward Ryan, M.D., Director of Global Infectious Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital and Professor of Immunology at [More]
Due to the constant evolving nature of influenza viruses, viruses contained in influenza vaccines must be updated periodically in order for the vaccines to be effective. Twice annually, WHO organizes consultations with an advisory group [More]
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La emisión en formato de charla informativa presenta al doctor Eduardo Azziz-Baumgartner respondiendo a preguntas frecuentes que tiene la gente sobre las vacunas contra la influenza (gripe). Se explican los beneficios de la vacunación contra [More]
Scientific and fact-based answers which are simple and easy to understand, to the most common queries of every pregnant woman about influenza disease during pregnancy and its prevention. GSK – Do more, feel better, live [More]
Every year, a huge number of people get sick and die from influenza (flu). The good news is, protecting yourself from flu is easy and safe. Just get your flu vaccine! More information:
In this video “Influenza A and Influenza B: Symptoms and Severity” you will learn to: ►Specify the type of infection caused by influenza and which organ system influenza primarily affects ►Distinguish type A and type [More]
Animals get the flu too. Thankfully zoonotic flu viruses do not transmit easily. However pandemics have occurred causing millions of deaths, and vigilance is always necessary. More information: