It is easier to spread the influenza virus (flu) than previously thought, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (January 18, 2018). People commonly believe that they can catch the flu by exposure to droplets from an infected person’s coughs or sneezes or by touching contaminated surfaces. ...read more about VIDEO: Flu may be spread by breathing, UMD-led research shows
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This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 1918 flu pandemic, one of the deadliest pandemics in human history. The University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health held a symposium, Going Viral: Impact and Implications of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic, in Chapel Hill, NC, on April 4-6 to look back at the 1918 pandemic with a view to preventing another. ...read more about ASSPH: UNC’s ‘Going Viral’ Symposium Explored Impact and Implications of the 1918 Flu Pandemic