• The flu is a respiratory (i.e., nose, throat and lung) infection that can be caused by a variety of influenza viruses. Many people use the word "flu" when they actually have a cold. Although the common cold is also caused by viruses, the flu and common cold differ in several ways. Can you tell the difference? Test your knowledge!

  • Is it true that antibiotics can cure colds & flus? Are all over-the counter cold medicines the same? Learn the truth and tackle your symptoms right away.

  • 10-25% of Canadians develop flu each year - Signs it may be the flu - What to do if you think you have the flu - Timeline of the flu - Am I at high risk? - Flu complications - Instructions for proper handwashing

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