Flu Symptoms 2015

Get Your Flu Shot This Year, Even If Last Year's Didn't Work

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2015 | Canada Living

Doctors are touting the 2015 model.

The Flu Vaccine Was Basically Useless This Year

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2015 | Canada Living

TORONTO - This year's flu vaccine offers little or no protection in Canada against becoming sick enough to require medical care, a study published Thu...

Easy And Cheap Help To Relieve Your Flu Symptoms

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 01.09.2015 | Canada Living

As Canadians across the country battle the flu, more and more people find themselves searching for something — anything — that will relieve their ...

Canada Is One Flu-Ridden Country Right Now

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 01.07.2016 | Canada Living

Health agencies across Canada are reporting higher than usual numbers of the flu this year as communities across the country get infected by the bug. ...

Wearing A Scarf Over Your Nose Could Actually Help Your Cold

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Living

Turns out the cold is called that for a reason: it thrives in cooler temperatures. According to a new study, the common cold virus, or rhinovirus, ...

New Year, New Flu, New Troubles

Jason Tetro | Posted 03.06.2015 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

It's that time of year again: flu season. Once again, the influenza virus has showed up in Canada threatening up to 20 per cent of the population. For the vaccine to be effective, it has to perfectly mimic the viruses in nature. This is actually harder than one might think as influenza is the master of evolutionary disguise.