"Everyone's got the flu" - cartoon by Pepin, 1889
"Everyone's got the flu" - cartoon by Pepin, 1889

Summing up

In this second week, we’ve covered a lot of ground.

We’ve focused on vaccination, treatment and diagnosis, and also looked at several other viruses that can often be mistaken for the flu.

Derek isn’t available to answer questions or respond to your comments, but we do encourage you to support each other by sharing your knowledge with other learners.

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Influenza: How the Flu Spreads and Evolves

Lancaster University