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Why washing your hands well is so important to protect your...

Michelle Sconce Massaquoi, University of Oregon During my second year of graduate school, I moved in with my sister’s family to save money. “You must...

Three reasons the US is not ready for the next pandemic

Christine Crudo Blackburn, Texas A&M University ; Andrew Natsios, Texas A&M University , and Gerald W. Parker, Texas A&M University One hundred years after...

Influenza’s wild origins in the animals around us

Jonathan Runstadler, Tufts University In the early 20th century, the leading cause of death was infectious disease. Epidemics erupted with little warning, seemingly out of...

What the flu does to your body, and why it makes...

Laura Haynes, University of Connecticut Every year, from 5 to 20 percent of the people in the United States will become infected with influenza virus....

4 things you need to know right now to protect yourself...

Arnold Monto, University of Michigan This has been a particularly bad influenza season, starting early especially in the South and West Coast in the U.S....

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Why we missed hugs

Kory Floyd, University of Arizona Rose Gagnon could not hug her grandchildren for several months. Not...