Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Higher indoor humidity inactivates flu virus particles

Higher humidity levels indoors can significantly reduce the infectivity of influenza virus particles released by coughing, according to research published February 27 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by John Noti and colleagues ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Why is the flu more common during the winter season?

(Medical Xpress)—Influenza, commonly known as the flu, has distinct transmission patterns around the world. In temperate regions, influenza's occurrence peaks during the winter season, while in some tropical regions, the ...

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