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Swine flu is back in the UK

The potentially deadly swine flu is back in the UK, following reports that 2 people have been hospitalised after contracting the virus, confirmed yesterday by health officials. Both patients have been diagnosed has having the H1N1 strain of influenza, and … Continue reading

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Animal owners warned they could pass the flu to their pets

With the weather starting to change as we approach the winter months, temperatures are noticeably dropping, scarves and gloves are being dusted off for use and unfortunately many of us will be struck down with colds and influenza. If you … Continue reading

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Hantavirus outbreak at Yosemite National Park leaves 100 Brits at risk

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have issued a statement warning that thousands of people who have stayed in the tent cabins at Yosemite National Park this summer, may have been exposed to a particularly dangerous rodent virus … Continue reading

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Bird flu strikes again with more deaths

It has emerged this week that two devastating strains of flu have broken out across the globe causing massive chaos. Yesterday health officials confirmed that the deadly H1N1 strain of the influenza A virus had caused the deaths of 11 … Continue reading

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Influenza now rife all around the World

Influenza or ‘flu’ as it is commonly known as, is a respiratory illness associated with infection by influenza virus. Common symptoms usually make an appearance roughly 2 days after infection and include fever, headache, cough, sore throat, aching muscles and … Continue reading

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