Flu season is here - Warwick University expert reveals what you need to know
The NHS in England has been warned to prepare for a busy winter following a "heavy" flu season in Australia and New Zealand.
Here are some questions answered by Andrew Easton, professor of virology at the University of Warwick.
Why has there been a bad flu season in the Southern Hemisphere? The reasons for the high incidence of flu in Australia are not yet clear. Flu is notoriously difficult to predict and many factors play a role. Historically the incidence of flu changes a lot from year to year so while there is some concern at the high levels seen in Australia it is not... read more
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