Tag: influenza virus
Influenza—commonly called “the flu”—is a viral infection of the respiratory system. It affects the lungs as well as the whole body. Most people recognize the symptoms—fever, body aches, sore throat, stuffy nose, and headache. Sometimes the flu is confused with the common cold, but even though some of the symptoms
These two herbal supplements have been vigorously promoted as natural antiviral agents effective against colds and flu, including the pandemic H1N1 virus. But what do the scientific studies show?
Are you wondering how to prevent getting sick as winter approaches? Consider a humidifier. Low humidity may be what causes colds and flu to spread so rapidly in the winter.