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What is the swine flu

The flu is a viral infection that is caused by a specific virus type – influenza. The swine flu is a new influenza virus that…

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What is the Flu

In order to understand what the flu does, you first have to learn about the differences between bacteria and viruses. Both of these minute germs,…

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What happens during a cold

While the flu is caused by influenza virus the common cold is caused by another virus, the rhinovirus. Symptoms often include feeling bad, headache, stuffy…

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Tamiflu is a medication that’s been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of influenza virus which causes seasonal flu. It is…

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Mexican flu

In early 2009 an outbreak of flu virus in Mexico City sent the media and the local population into a panic over the possibility that…


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