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Colds and flu types
More than 200 types of viruses can cause a cold, as well as various types of flu viruses. Find out about the different types of colds and flu.
Colds and flu – an overview
Colds and flu (influenza) are different illnesses caused by different viruses. Learn about difference between colds and flu and read our advice on how to best prevent.
Cold or flu? (infographic)
Explore this infographic to compare colds and flu symptoms, debunk the most common myths and learn more about the flu vaccine.
10 tips to fight the flu – infographic
Flu vaccine and good hygiene are some of the most important ways to help prevent colds and flu. Here's a handy list of tips to fight the flu.
Fever in children - infographic
When should a child with a fever see a doctor? How do I treat a fever at home? Answer these questions and more with this infographic about fever in children.
Colds and flu diagnosis
If you are generally healthy, you probably won’t need to see a doctor to diagnose a cold. Find out about diagnosis of colds and flu.
Colds and flu statistics
Trusted facts and figures about colds and flu (influenza), including statistics on different types of flu, risk levels, outbreaks and pandemics.
Sinusitis is when the hollow spaces in the bones of your face become inflamed. Sinusitis is a common symptom for colds and the flu and it can be difficult to tell the difference between them.
What causes colds and flu?
Colds and flu (influenza) are very contagious viral infections and you can catch a cold or flu at any time of the year, not just in winter. Learn about causes cold and flu symptoms.
Colds and flu prevention
Good hygiene is one of the most important ways to help prevent colds and flu (influenza). Find out how to prevent colds and flu.