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Aussie flu H3N2 outbreak to grip the UK. Should you get vaccinated? What are the Symptoms?

According to Public Health England, the UK is being gripped by the deadly “Aussie Flu” with cases soaring over 48% over the past 7 days. These cases have seen UK GP Surgeries and Hospitals struggling to cope during Christmas period.

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HPA voices concerns over drug-resistant super swine flu virus (H1N1pdm09)

The UK’s HPA (Health Protection Agency) has voiced concerns over a new drug resistant strain of swine flu. The H1N1 or swine flu virus is usually treated with Tamiflu (oseltamivir) however this new strain of the virus renders the drug “powerless”. This new strain

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Flu experts warn of H1N1 (Swine Flu) strain resistant to Tamiflu

For those in the Northern Hemisphere, the flu season has just started. For those down under they are just wrapping it up as the sun begins to shine.  However flu experts are now warning of a new strain of H1N1

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