A century ago, the Spanish flu killed at least 50 million people between 1918 and 1920. How likely is a comparable tragedy today?
Revolution, Spanish flu and refugees: the situation in Belgium at the end of World War I was chaotic. An exhibition at the BELvue Museum tells the story of that confusing time. Bernd Riegert reports.
Influenza is taking its toll on productivity, affecting schools, offices, public transportation and even professional soccer. Germany's Robert Koch Institute has already registered 136 deaths in 2018.
Think getting the regular flu shot that's free in Germany will keep you from getting sick? Think again. There's a better one out there that experts are recommending – but it'll cost you.
A chemical found in the mucus of frogs has been found to kill certain strains of the influenza virus. The discovery could lead to the development of powerful anti-viral drugs. But many species are at risk of extinction.
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